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- adj. Between the surfaces of a joint
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Situated between joints or articulations.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Situated in a joint (that is, between the articular ends of the bones that compose the joint).
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Hemarthroses, interarticular pain, abnormal lateral or antero-posterior movements.
The mirth proceeds, and, ere long, gives place to harmony; and when the cookery is finished, the bird is speedily converted into an anatomical preparation, -- albeit her interarticular cartilages are somewhat tough, and her lateral ligaments apparently composed of a substance between leather and caoutchouc.
Intersegmental: = interarticular; q.v. Interspace: Coleopteran; the plane surface between elytral striae:
Humphry has pointed out that these interarticular fibrocartilages serve an important purpose in increasing the varieties of movement in a joint.
Thus in the knee joint there are two kinds of motion, viz., angular movement and rotation, although it is a hinge joint, in which, as a rule, only one variety of motion is permitted; the former movement takes place between the condyles of the femur and the interarticular cartilages, the latter between the cartilages and the head of the tibia.
The head is marked by a kidney-shaped articular surface, divided by a horizontal crest into two facets for articulation with the depression formed on the bodies of two adjacent thoracic vertebræ; the upper facet is the smaller; to the crest is attached the interarticular ligament.
The Articular Disk (discus articularis; interarticular fibrocartilage; articular meniscus) (Fig. 311).
Since these ribs have free anterior extremities and only costocentral articulations with no interarticular ligaments, they are capable of slight movements in all directions.
The first rib differs from the others of this group in that its attachment to the sternum is a rigid one; this is counterbalanced to some extent by the fact that its head possesses no interarticular ligament, and is therefore more movable.
These articular depressions are separated by a series of curved interarticular intervals, which diminish in length from above downward, and correspond to the intercostal spaces.
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