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ginglymus

Saltos de línea: gin¦gly|mus
Pronunciación: /ˈɡɪŋɡlɪməs
 
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Definición de ginglymus en inglés:

sustantivo (plural ginglymi /-mʌɪ/)

Anatomy
A hinge-like joint such as the elbow or knee, which allows movement in only one plane.
Example sentences
  • Some people have very strong ginglymi.
  • The knee-joint was formerly described as a ginglymus or hinge-joint, but is really of a much more complicated character.
  • At the junction on each side of trochantin and post-clypeus is a concave process for articulation with the ginglymus of the mandible.

Origen

late 16th century: modern Latin, from Greek ginglumos 'hinge'.

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