Definition of Articulatio trochoidea
1. Noun. A freely moving joint in which movement is limited to rotation. "The articulation of the radius and ulna in the arm is a pivot joint"
Generic synonyms: Articulatio Synovialis, Diarthrosis, Synovial Joint
Medical Definition of Articulatio trochoidea
1. A synovial joint in which a section of a cylinder of one bone fits into a corresponding cavity on the other, as in the proximal radioulnar joint. Synonym: articulatio trochoidea, helicoid ginglymus, lateral ginglymus, rotary joint, rotatory joint, trochoid articulation, trochoid joint. (05 Mar 2000)
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