hip joint


Definition of hip joint

: the articulation between the femur and the hip bone

Examples of hip joint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The reason, the therapist told me, was because a lot of proprioceptors related to that movement had been contained in the hip joint, which was now replaced by unfeeling titanium and ceramic. Richard A. Lovett, Outside Online, 9 June 2022 With abs and butt tight so the back doesn’t arch, keeping a straight line from knee to shoulder, lean forward to stretch the TFL, anterior hip joint, rectus femoris, and long quadriceps. Lisa Jhung, Outside Online, 23 Oct. 2020 The Gluteus Maximus must be strong to extend and hyperextend the hip joint. Jon-erik Kawamoto, Outside Online, 7 July 2020 Bend over at your hip joint and keep your back straight. Jon-erik Kawamoto, Outside Online, 24 May 2021 There are a couple of exceptions: crystal disease, gout and pseudogout, can cause sudden onset of pain and inflammation in the hip joint. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 4 Jan. 2022 Cut along the hip joint and carefully cut through it. Kathryn Gregory, The Courier-Journal, 23 Jan. 2018 Murray turned 34 last month and is playing Wimbledon for the first time since 2017, and the first time with an artificial hip joint. New York Times, 27 June 2021 This position stretches out your glute muscles and opens up your hip joint. Dana Santas, CNN, 7 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of hip joint

1615, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jun 2022

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“Hip joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hip%20joint. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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Medical Definition of hip joint

: the ball-and-socket joint comprising the articulation between the femur and the hip bone

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