Definitions

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  • n. A form of articulation in which one bone is received into a groove or slit in another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A form of articulation in which one bone is received into a groove or slit in another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, an articulation formed by the reception of a thin plate of one bone into a fissure of another, as the articulation of the rostrum of the sphenoid with the vomer.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek a splitting into fragments.

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