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pivot joint

(pĭvət)
n.
  1. trochoid joint
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  • Pivot-joint (Trochoides), allowing only rotation round a longitudinal axis, as in the radio-ulnar joints.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5

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