diarthrosis

noun
di·ar·thro·sis | \ˌdī-är-ˈthrō-səs \
plural diarthroses\-ˌsēz \

Definition of diarthrosis 

1 : articulation that permits free movement

2 : a freely movable joint

First Known Use of diarthrosis

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for diarthrosis

New Latin, from Greek diarthrōsis, from diarthroun to joint, from dia- + arthroun to fasten by a joint, from arthron joint — more at arthr-

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diarthrosis

noun
di·ar·thro·sis | \ˌdī-är-ˈthrō-səs \
plural diarthroses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of diarthrosis 

1 : articulation that permits free movement

2 : a freely movable joint

called also synovial joint

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