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ball-and-socket joint definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone [syn: ball-and-socket joint, spheroid joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, articulatio spheroidea]
2: a joint that can rotate within a socket

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1809 1. a joint in which a ball moves within a socket so as to allow rotary motion in every direction within certain limits 2. an articulation (as the hip joint) in which the rounded head of one bone fits into a cuplike cavity of the other and admits movement in any direction




 


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