hinge joint

hinge joint 'hinj- n a joint between bones (as at the elbow or knee) that permits motion in only one plane esp GINGLYMUS

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Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Hinge joint — Hinge Hinge, n. [OE. henge, heeng; akin to D. heng, LG. henge, Prov. E. hingle a small hinge; connected with hang, v., and Icel. hengja to hang. See {Hang}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The hook with its eye, or the joint, on which a door, gate, lid, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hinge joint — n. a joint between bones that permits motion in only one plane, as the knee joint …   English World dictionary

  • hinge joint — noun 1. a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane • Syn: ↑ginglymus, ↑ginglymoid joint • Hypernyms: ↑synovial joint, ↑articulatio synovialis, ↑diarthrosis • Hyp …   Useful english dictionary

  • hinge joint — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hinge joint : singular hinge joint plural hinge joints medical a joint (= part in the body where two bones meet) that allows movement up and down in one direction only, for example a knee joint or an elbow… …   English dictionary

  • Hinge joint — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 70 GrayPage = 285 Caption = 1: Ball and socket joint; 2: Condyloid joint (Ellipsoid); 3: Saddle joint; 4 Hinge joint; 5: Pivot joint; Caption2 = Metacarpophalangeal articulation and… …   Wikipedia

  • hinge joint — lankstinė jungtis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. hinge joint; socket joint; turning joint vok. Gelenkkupplung, f rus. шарнирное соединение, n pranc. articulation, f; joint à charnière, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • hinge joint — noun Date: 1802 a joint between bones (as at the elbow) that permits motion in only one plane …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hinge joint — (Subclass Copepoda): In male, modified joint in midregion of geniculate type of antennule to fold down on basal half, antennule serves as grasping organ during copulation [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • hinge joint — Anat. ginglymus. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hinge joint — Скрепление (вклейки, сторонки) с блоком с помощью фальчика …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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