articular disk

n.

A plate or ring of fibrocartilage attached to the joint capsule and separating the articular surfaces of the bones.interarticular cartilage interarticular fibrocartilage

Nearby words

  1. articular,
  2. articular capsule,
  3. articular cartilage,
  4. articular chondrocalcinosis,
  5. articular corpuscle,
  6. articular lamella,
  7. articular muscle,
  8. articular muscle of elbow,
  9. articular muscle of knee,
  10. articular nerve


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