For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for Pivot point?

pivot joint

Definition of the noun pivot joint

What does pivot joint mean as a name of something?


  1. a freely moving joint in which movement is limited to rotation

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for pivot joint

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewMidline 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 ...

Google previewOrthopaedic 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of K9 Terminology (2013)

by Edward M. Gilbert, Jr, Patricia H. Gilbert

Pivot joint.A pivot joint permits the rotation ...

Google previewMosby'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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Muscle and Skeletal Systems and Disorders (2005)

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 ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

pivot joint also ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannnica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1890)

pivot joint, in which the movement takes place about tie axis of one of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. A - Ana. 1

w pivot joint, in which the movement takes place ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for pivot joint

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about pivot joint

If you need images about pivot joint for an article or a report, you can download stock photos at a very small price:
Small photo of Industrial construction hydraulic metal connector spigot attached to black rubber tube protected by plastic coil atop flat rusted steel platform and round gritty pivot joint of demolition bulldozer More...

Share this page


Go to the thesaurus of pivot joint to find many related words and phrases!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary