Involving just one joint. As opposed to polyarticular (affecting many joints). From the Latin "articulus," meaning a joint.

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mono·ar·tic·u·lar .män-ō-är-'tik-yə-lər or mon·ar·tic·u·lar .män-är- adj affecting only one joint of the body <acute \monoarticular arthritis> compare OLIGOARTICULAR, POLYARTICULAR

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mono·ar·tic·u·lar (mon″o-ahr-tikґu-lər) monarthric.

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