a joint permitting only slight motion, as that between the vertebrae.
- am·phi·ar·thro·di·al, adjective
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How to use amphiarthrosis in a sentence
When there is little movement the term half-joint or amphiarthrosis is used.
British Dictionary definitions for amphiarthrosis
anatomy a type of articulation permitting only slight movement, as between the vertebrae of the backbone
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