Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of diarthrosis: as, a diarthrodial articulation; diarthrodial movement.
- adj. anatomy Relating to diarthrosis, or movable articulations.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Anat.) Relating to diarthrosis, or movable articulations.
“The diarthrodial joint seems to have no tendency to ossify, while the amphiarthrodial is more liable to do so, and has been found ossified as early as thirty-four years of age.”
“The manubrium is united to the body of the sternum either by an amphiarthrodial jointa piece of fibrocartilage connecting the segmentsor by a diarthrodial joint, in which the articular surface of each bone is clothed with a lamina of cartilage.”
“Rivington found the diarthrodial form of joint in about one-third of the specimens examined by him, Maisonneuve more frequently.”
“Again, it may become looser in texture and a cavity ultimately appear in its midst; the cells lining the sides of this cavity form a synovial membrane and thus a diarthrodial joint is developed.”
“They are connected to the body of the bone by fibrous tissue, and occasionally to the greater cornua by distinct diarthrodial joints, which usually persist throughout life, but occasionally become ankylosed.”
“In a diarthrodial joint the contiguous bony surfaces are covered with articular cartilage, and connected by ligaments lined by synovial membrane (Fig. 299).”
“Diagrammatic section of a diarthrodial joint, with an articular disk.”
“Free moving (diarthrodial) joints, such as the knee and hip, produce smooth and painless limb movement when there is adequate transmission of forces between the bones and joint”
“In addition, ankylosis of the posterior diarthrodial joints.”
“In addition there is squaring of the vertebral bodies in this region also with virtual complete ankylosis of the diarthrodial joints posteriorly throughout the visualized portions of the cervical spine.”
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