from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to enarthrosis; having the character of a ball-and-socket joint: as, enarthrodial movements or articulations.
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The sacro-iliac articulations are such that a very limited amount of movement is possible; free movement, however, is unnecessary because of the enarthrodial (ball and socket) femeropelvic joint.
The scapulohumeral articulation (shoulder joint) is an enarthrodial
-- The scapulohumeral joint is an enarthrodial (ball and socket) joint wherein the ball or humeral articulating head greatly exceeds in size the socket or glenoid cavity of the scapula.
This articulation is an enarthrodial or ball-and-socket joint, formed by the reception of the head of the femur into the cup-shaped cavity of the acetabulum.