Definition of Articular

1. Adjective. Relating to or affecting the joints of the body. "Articular disease"

Exact synonyms: Articulary
Partainyms: Articulation, Articulation
Derivative terms: Articulation, Articulation

Definition of Articular

1. a. Of or pertaining to the joints; as, an articular disease; an articular process.

2. n. A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.

Definition of Articular

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of, at, or relating to the joints of the body. ¹

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Definition of Articular

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Articular

1. Of or pertaining to a joint. Origin: L. Articularis (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Articular

article of extraordinary value
article of faith
article of furniture
articled clerk
articles of agreement
articles of faith
articles of incorporation
articling clerk
articular (current term)
articular branches
articular capsule
articular cartilage
articular cartilages
articular cavity
articular circumference of radius
articular circumference of ulna
articular corpuscles
articular crescent
articular crests
articular disc
articular disc of acromioclavicular joint
articular disc of distal radioulnar joint
articular disc of sternoclavicular joint

Literary usage of Articular

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A German-English dictionary of terms used in medicine and the allied sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"... hypertrophy of articular ligaments Gelenk-bau, m. structure of a joint ... articular vein Gelenk-blutung, /. haemorrhage from joint or into a joint ..."

2. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"It is of a white color, extremely dense, compact bone which forms the articular surface, and to which the cartilage is and varies in thickness. ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"Its upper surface is concavo- convex from before backward, to accommodate itself to the form of the mandibular fossa and the articular tubercle. ..."

4. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"Frequently one or more of the articular sclerites become consolidated with sclerites of the trunk so as to appear to form a part of its wall; ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1874)
"Jn a normal knee-joint a weight of forty pounds is required to separate the articular ends of the bones by direct extension. It is indifferent for this ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1891)
"12, 1891) has endeavored to collect and explain the nervous symptoms occurring in chronic articular rheumatism, as a result of his own observations in a ..."

7. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Old Age by Jean Martin Charcot, Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1881)
"Analogy between the Lesions of Chronic articular Rheumatism and those of Acute —Changes in the Joints in Acute and Subacute articular Rheumatism— Sometimes ..."

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