articular

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adjective ar·tic·u·lar \ är-ˈti-kyə-lər \

Definition of articular

:of or relating to a joint
  • articular cartilage

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Origin and Etymology of articular

Middle English articuler, from Latin articularis, from articulus


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articular

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adjective ar·tic·u·lar \ är-ˈtik-yə-lər \

medical Definition of articular

:of or relating to a joint

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