- of or relating to the joints.
Origin of articular
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- 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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from Latin articularis "pertaining to the joints," from articulus (see articulate (v.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Relating to or involving many joints.
- Of or relating to a joint or joints.
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