diarthrosis


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diarthrosis

[¦dī·är′thrō·səs]
(anatomy)
A freely moving articulation, characterized by a synovial cavity between the bones.
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in which the lateral portion of the articulation, a diarthrosis, had developed degenerative arthritis, reinforcesour view that the articulation of the two halves of a bipartite medial cuneiform is constituted by two different articulations.
Gout is a uric acid metabolic disorder which is seen throughout the world and is characterized by recurrent episodes of inflammatory arthritis (2) along with the accumulation of monosodium urate monohydrate (MSU) crystals in soft tissues and diarthrosis. It usually begins as self-limited attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis, but the long-standing hyperuricemia causes erosive polyarthritis and chronic tophaceous forms of the disease in some patients.
It is a diarthrosis or synovial joint wrapped in a capsule that contains the synovial fluid (SF).