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gliding joint


noun Anatomy.

arthrodia.

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Nearby words

glide time, glidepath, glider, gliding, gliding bacteria, gliding joint, gliding lemur, glim, glimmer, glimmer ice, glimmering

Origin of gliding joint

First recorded in 1880–85
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Medicine definitions for gliding joint

gliding joint

[ glīdĭng ]

n.

plane joint
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