articular

adjective
ar·​tic·​u·​lar | \ är-ˈti-kyə-lər How to pronounce articular (audio) \

Definition of articular

: of or relating to a joint articular cartilage

Examples of articular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When a joint’s articular cartilage — the tissue that covers the ends of bones — wears down, bones start rubbing against bones. Amby Burfoot, chicagotribune.com, "Dealing with arthritis pain? Keep moving, or it might get worse.," 15 Nov. 2019 When a joint’s articular cartilage — the tissue that covers the ends of bones — wears down, bones start rubbing against bones. Amby Burfoot, chicagotribune.com, "Dealing with arthritis pain? Keep moving, or it might get worse.," 15 Nov. 2019 The Blazers announced Thursday that center Skal Labissiere had a left knee articular cartilage lesion that would keep him out for at least another month. oregonlive, "Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside questionable for game against Minnesota Timberwolves," 9 Jan. 2020 When a joint’s articular cartilage — the tissue that covers the ends of bones — wears down, bones start rubbing against bones. Amby Burfoot, chicagotribune.com, "Dealing with arthritis pain? Keep moving, or it might get worse.," 15 Nov. 2019 When a joint’s articular cartilage — the tissue that covers the ends of bones — wears down, bones start rubbing against bones. Amby Burfoot, chicagotribune.com, "Dealing with arthritis pain? Keep moving, or it might get worse.," 15 Nov. 2019 When a joint’s articular cartilage — the tissue that covers the ends of bones — wears down, bones start rubbing against bones. Amby Burfoot, chicagotribune.com, "Dealing with arthritis pain? Keep moving, or it might get worse.," 15 Nov. 2019 When a joint’s articular cartilage — the tissue that covers the ends of bones — wears down, bones start rubbing against bones. Amby Burfoot, chicagotribune.com, "Dealing with arthritis pain? Keep moving, or it might get worse.," 15 Nov. 2019 When a joint’s articular cartilage — the tissue that covers the ends of bones — wears down, bones start rubbing against bones. Amby Burfoot, chicagotribune.com, "Dealing with arthritis pain? Keep moving, or it might get worse.," 15 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of articular

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for articular

Middle English articuler, borrowed from Middle French & Latin; Middle French, borrowed from Latin articulāris, from articulus "joint, part of a limb between joints" + -āris -ar — more at article entry 1

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The first known use of articular was in the 15th century

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“Articular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/articular. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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articular

adjective
ar·​tic·​u·​lar | \ är-ˈtik-yə-lər How to pronounce articular (audio) \

Medical Definition of articular

: of or relating to a joint

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