gliding joint


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gliding joint

[¦glīd·iŋ ′jȯint]
(anatomy)
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"They run the risk of the gliding joints of the mid-foot trying to hinge like the ankle joint and overstretching ligaments on top of the foot, which can expose them to tendonitis," says Sinkoe.