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Definition 1: a joint so articulated as to move freely - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for diarthrosis in the sense of this definition

(diarthrosis is a kind of ...) (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)

(... is a kind of diarthrosis ) the joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bone

(... is a kind of diarthrosis ) a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions

(... is a kind of diarthrosis ) a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane

(... is a kind of diarthrosis ) a joint of a finger when the fist is closed

(... is a kind of diarthrosis ) a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone

(... is a kind of diarthrosis ) a freely moving joint in which movement is limited to rotation

"the articulation of the radius and ulna in the arm is a pivot joint"

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