shackle joint

noun

Definition of shackle joint

1 : a joint consisting of a shackle fitted through a ring
2 : a joint formed by a bony ring passing through a hole in a bone (as at the base of the spine in some fishes)

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“Shackle joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shackle%20joint. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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