from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, a joint or an articulation of any kind.
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Now the Greek arthron, which in Latin is articulus, signifies the putting together of several distinct parts.
Greek; for the Greek _arthron_ [* Cf. William of Auxerre, Summa Aurea] which the Latin renders "articulus," signifies a fitting together of distinct parts: wherefore the small parts of the body which fit together are called the articulations of the limbs.
The word arthritis comes from the Greek arthron meaning "joint" and the Latin itis meaning