American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a joint or joints: the articular surfaces of bones.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to or affecting an articulation or joint; entering into the composition of an articulation: as, the articular surface of a bone; an articular cartilage; an articular disease.
- In zoology, articulate; specifically, of or pertaining to the Articulata.
- n. Same as articulare.
- adj. anatomy Of, at, or relating to the joints of the body.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to the joints
- n. (Anat.) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.
- adj. relating to or affecting the joints of the body
- Middle English articuler, from Latin articulāris, from articulus, small joint; see article. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Currently, BioCleanse and other sterilization methods cannot be used to process fresh femoral condyles, since it is thought that chondrocytes must be viable to maintain articular cartilage function. (emphasis mine)”
“The BioCart ™ Cartilage Regeneration System is an autologous chondrocyte implant system that is a safe, minimally invasive, high-quality implant for long-term articular cartilage regeneration stemming from joint cartilage defects and injuries.”
“So the quadrate and the articular are the two bones that in all other animals except mammals make up the jaw.”
“The layer of compact bone which forms the joint surface, and to which the articular cartilage is attached, is called the articular lamella.”
“The DePuy orthopedic division of Johnson & Johnson, citing declining sales, began phasing out both models of the device - formally known as an articular surface replacement device, which DePuy marketed under the name ASR - in November 2009 and formally”
“For example, if you have ever looked at the end of a turkey drumstick, the smooth, hard, white part is a very smooth coating called articular cartilage.”
“Joints have a cushion called articular cartilage that starts out thick, smooth and well lubricated and then gets worn down.”
“The ordinary manipulation of the shoulder can be accomplished with the patient lying down; but if special conditions, such as articular stiffening, call for unusual care or unusual force, it will be found best to treat the shoulder with the patient seated.”
“Red blood cells and osteoblasts, an osteoblast is a cell that’s responsible for the formation, or ossification, of bone, gradually change the model to permanent bone and periosteum, a layer of dense connective tissue that covers the bone surface, except at the joints also known as the articular surfaces.”
“You will recall that we reported that this chondrocytes which are articular, meaning they are designed to repair joint spaces showed excellent cartilage repair in injury in to the knee of non- immune suppression rats and we kept these animals alive for nine months.”
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