hinge joint

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hinge joint

[′hinj ‚jȯint]
(anatomy)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hinge joint

Any joint which permits action similar to a hinge and in which there is no appreciable separation of adjacent members.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.