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Definition of the noun pivot joint
What does pivot joint mean as a name of something?
- a freely moving joint in which movement is limited to rotation
- example: the articulation of the radius and ulna in the arm is a pivot joint
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of pivot joint: articulatio trochoidea / rotary joint / rotatory joint
- more generic terms: articulatio synovialis / diarthrosis / synovial joint = a joint so articulated as to move freely
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Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
see Pivot Joint. Saddle J., a joint in which the opposing surfaces are reciprocally concavoconvex; receptive joint; articulatio sellaris. Harut wifa, Shoulder J., a ball-and-socket joint between the head of humerus and the glenoid ...
Orthopaedic Dictionary (1994)
by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide
Pivot Joint (piv'ut/joint) (n.) An articulation between two bones that limits movement to rotation. The movement is uniaxial and is in the longitudinal axis of the bones. For example, the joint between the first and second cervical vertebrae is a ...
by Edward M. Gilbert, Jr, Patricia H. Gilbert
Pivot joint.A pivot joint permits the rotation ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
pivot joint /pivމۑt/, a synovial ...
by Mary Harwell Sayler
Otherwise, the movable joints throughout the body move descriptively as a hinge joint, a pivot joint, or a ball-and- socket joint, depending on the size and shape of bone involved and the movement needed. With structure and function working ...
by Chris Brooker
pivot joint also ...
Called also pivot joint. articulatio0nes vertebra0les articulationes columnae vertebralis. articulatio0nes zygapophysia0les [TA] zygapophyseal joints: the articulations between the articular processes of the vertebrae (zygapophyses); called also ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
Pivot joint ( Troflioidtt). allowing only rotation round a longitudinal axil, as in the radio-ulnar joints. Embryology. Joint! arc developed ...
pivot joint, in which the movement takes place about tie axis of one of ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. A - Ana. 1
w pivot joint, in which the movement takes place ...
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