gliding joint


glid·​ing joint glī-diŋ- How to pronounce gliding joint (audio)
: a diarthrosis in which the articular surfaces glide upon each other without axial motion

called also arthrodia, plane joint

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“Gliding joint.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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