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articular

[ ahr-tik-yuh-ler ]
/ ɑrˈtɪk yə lər /
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adjective

of or relating to the joints.

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Origin of articular

1400–50; late Middle English <Latin articulāris pertaining to the joints. See article, -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM articular

ar·tic·u·lar·ly, adverbin·ter·ar·tic·u·lar, adjectivemul·ti·ar·tic·u·lar, adjectivepost·ar·tic·u·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for articular

articular
/ (ɑːˈtɪkjʊlə) /

adjective

of or relating to joints or to the structural components in a joint

Word Origin for articular

C15: from Latin articulāris concerning the joints, from articulus small joint; see article
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Medical definitions for articular

articular
[ är-tĭkyə-lər ]

adj.

Of or relating to a joint or joints.
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