Medical Definition of Compound joint

1. A joint composed of three or more skeletal elements, or in which two anatomically separate joints function as a unit. For example, the telonavicular and calcaneocuboid joints act together as the compound transverse tarsal joint. Synonym: articulatio complexa, articulatio composita, composite joint, compound articulation. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Compound Joint

compound eye
compound eyes
compound flap
compound fraction
compound fracture
compound gland
compound granule cell
compound heterozygote
compound hyperopic astigmatism
compound imperative
compound imperatives
compound interest
compound interests
compound interval
compound intervals
compound joint (current term)
compound leaf
compound lens
compound lever
compound lipids
compound machine
compound machines
compound meter
compound microscope
compound microscopes
compound modifier
compound morphology
compound myopic astigmatism
compound name
compound nevus

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