diarthrosis

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

Definition of diarthrosis

plural

diarthroses

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  1. 1 :  articulation that permits free movement

  2. 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-


First Known Use: 1578


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diarthrosis

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

Medical Definition of diarthrosis

plural

diarthroses

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  1. 1:  articulation that permits free movement

  2. 2:  a freely movable joint—called also synovial joint


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