articular disc

noun

variants or articular disk
: a cartilage (as the meniscus of the temporomandibular joint) interposed between two articular surfaces and partially or completely separating the joint cavity into two compartments

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“Articular disc.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/articular%20disc. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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