ginglymoid joint -->
hinge joint
medical dictionary

A uniaxial joint in which a broad, transversely cylindrical convexity on one bone fits into a corresponding concavity on the other, allowing of motion in one plane only, as in the elbow.

Synonyms: ginglymus, ginglymoid joint.

(05 Mar 2000)

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