synovial joint


Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of synovial joint was in 1854

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“Synovial joint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

synovial joint


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