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diarthrosis

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noun di·ar·thro·sis \ˌdī-är-ˈthrō-səs\

Definition of diarthrosis

plural di·ar·thro·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. 1 :  articulation that permits free movement

  2. 2 :  a freely movable joint



Origin of diarthrosis

New Latin, from Greek diarthrōsis, from diarthroun to joint, from dia- + arthroun to fasten by a joint, from arthron joint — more at arthr-


First Known Use: 1578


Medical Dictionary

diarthrosis

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noun di·ar·thro·sis \ˌdī-är-ˈthrō-səs\

Medical Definition of diarthrosis

plural di·ar·thro·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. 1:  articulation that permits free movement

  2. 2:  a freely movable joint—called also synovial joint




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "diarthrosis"


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