ginglymus

[jing-gluh-muh s, ging-]
noun, plural gin·gly·mi [jing-gluh-mahy, ging-] /ˈdʒɪŋ gləˌmaɪ, ˈgɪŋ-/. Anatomy.
  1. a joint in which movement is limited to one plane.

Origin of ginglymus

1650–60; < New Latin < Greek gínglymos hinge
Also called hinge joint.
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ginglymus

noun plural -mi (-ˌmaɪ)
  1. anatomy a hinge jointSee hinge (def. 2)

Word Origin for ginglymus

C17: New Latin, from Greek ginglumos hinge
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ginglymus in Medicine

ginglymus

[jĭngglə-məs, gĭng-]
n.
  1. A hinge joint.
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