amphiarthrosis definition

  • noun:
    • a kind of articulation between bony areas that allows restricted motion and it is connected by ligaments or elastic cartilage, like that involving the vertebrae.
    • the kind of movable joint in creatures when the areas of bones are linked by ligaments or cartilage
    • a kind of articulation in which the bones tend to be linked by intervening substance admitting minor motion; symphysis.
    • In anatomy, some sort of articulation, advanced between synarthrosis and diarthrosis, permitting slight motion by input of fibroeartilage, as between the systems of vertebr√¶ or in the pubic and sacro-iliac articulations.

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