diarthrosis

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

Definition of diarthrosis

plural diarthroses play \-ˌsēz\
1 : articulation that permits free movement
2 : a freely movable joint

Origin and Etymology 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-

Medical Dictionary

diarthrosis

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

medical Definition of diarthrosis

plural diarthroses play \-ˌsēz\
1 : articulation that permits free movement
2 : a freely movable joint called also synovial joint

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