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ball and socket joint

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  • n. Alternative spelling of ball-and-socket joint.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a joint in which a ball moves within a socket, so as to admit of motion in every direction within certain limits.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a joint that can rotate within a socket
  • n. a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone

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