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enarthrosis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enarthrosis  \En`ar*thro"sis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  jointed; 
  ?  in  +  ?  joint.]  (Anat.) 
  A  ball  and  socket  joint,  or  the  kind  of  articulation 
  represented  by  such  a  joint.  See  {Articulation}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enarthrosis 
  n  :  a  freely  moving  joint  in  which  a  sphere  on  the  head  of  one 
  bone  fits  into  a  rounded  cavity  in  the  other  bone  [syn:  {ball-and-socket 
  joint},  {spheroid  joint},  {cotyloid  joint},  {enarthrodial 
  joint},  {articulatio  spheroidea}] 




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