[ ahr-throh-dee-uh ]
/ ɑrˈθroʊ di ə /
noun, plural ar·thro·di·ae [ahr-throh-dee-ee] /ɑrˈθroʊ diˌi/. Anatomy.
a joint, as in the carpal articulations, in which the surfaces glide over each other in movement.
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Also called gliding joint.
Origin of arthrodia
OTHER WORDS FROM arthrodiaar·thro·di·al, ar·throd·ic [ahr-throd-ik] /ɑrˈθrɒd ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby arthrodia
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Arthrodial: an articulation that permits motion in any direction.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for arthrodial
/ (ɑːˈθrəʊdɪə) /
anatomy zoology a joint
Derived forms of arthrodiaarthrodial, adjective
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Medical definitions for arthrodial
[ är-thrō′dē-ə ]
Other words from arthrodiaar•thro′di•al adj.
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