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articular Syllabification: ar·tic·u·lar
Pronunciation: /ärˈtikyələr/

Definition of articular in English:


Of or relating to a joint or the joints: articular cartilage
More example sentences
  • The articular cartilage that lines joints is tough and resilient.
  • This process puts greater stress on the articular cartilage of the vertebrae and their respective end plates.
  • The articular surfaces and biceps tendon attachment were found to be normal.


Late Middle English: from Latin articularis, from articulus 'small connecting part' (see article).

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