diarthrosis

(redirected from diarthrodial)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

diarthrosis

[¦dī·är′thrō·səs]
(anatomy)
A freely moving articulation, characterized by a synovial cavity between the bones.
References in periodicals archive ?
Imaging of facet joint OA shows the typical radiological appearances of OA as seen in other diarthrodial joints.
49) Zjoints are diarthrodial synovial joints exhibiting variable orientation from upper to lower lumbar segments, usually becoming coronal in orientation at L5-S1, presumably as a response to local biomechanical stress.
This is understandable, for in the erect position the diarthrodial joints are locked.
In 2012 Zimmer introduced Chondrofix Osteochondral Allograft for the repair of osteochondral lesions in diarthrodial joints in a single-stage procedure," said Clark.
Pain, lack of power, symmetrical synovitis of diarthrodial joints, destructive changes in joints, functional losses, as well as associated cardiovascular, neurological and metabolic problems may be observed in these patients.
He has pioneered the application of physiologic loading to cartilage tissue constructs, simulating deformational loading in the diarthrodial joint during physical activities, and promoting in vitro development of engineered cartilage tissues with biomechanical properties matching those of native articular cartilage.
The SI joint is structurally and functionally classified as a diarthrodial synovial joint [36,38-40].