Medical Dictionary

joint

noun \ˈjint\

Medical Definition of JOINT

:  the point of contact between elements of an animal skeleton whether movable or rigidly fixed together with the surrounding and supporting parts (as membranes, tendons, or ligaments) <the capsule of the shoulder joint>
out of joint
of a bone :  having the head slipped from its socket

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May 28, 2015
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