- a joint, as in the carpal articulations, in which the surfaces glide over each other in movement.
Origin of arthrodia
Also called gliding joint.
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Arthrodial: an articulation that permits motion in any direction.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
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- anatomy zoology a joint
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- plane joint
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