noun (plural enarthroses /-sēz/)Anatomy
A ball-and-socket joint.
- The hip is an enarthrosis (ie, ball and socket) joint.
Late 16th century: from Greek enarthrōsis, from enarthros 'jointed', from en- 'inside' + arthron 'joint'.
Definition of enarthrosis in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.