Definition of Articulatio plana
1. Noun. A freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions.
Generic synonyms: Articulatio Synovialis, Diarthrosis, Synovial Joint
Specialized synonyms: Ankle, Ankle Joint, Articulatio Talocruralis, Mortise Joint, Articulatio Radiocarpea, Carpus, Radiocarpal Joint, Wrist, Wrist Joint
Medical Definition of Articulatio plana
1. A synovial joint in which the opposing surfaces are nearly planes and in which there is only a slight, gliding motion, as in the intermetacarpal joints. Synonym: articulatio plana, arthrodia, arthrodial articulation, arthrodial joint, gliding joint. (05 Mar 2000)
Articulatio Plana Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Articulatio Plana Images