articulus

noun
ar·​tic·​u·​lus | \ -ləs \
plural articuli\ -​ˌlī \

Definition of articulus

: the hinge including the hinge plate, teeth, and ligament in bivalve mollusks

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History and Etymology for articulus

New Latin, from Latin, joint

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“Articulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/articulus. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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