Condylar joint

Type:Term

Definitions
1. a modified ball-and-socket synovial joint in which the joint surfaces are elongated or ellipsoidal; it is a biaxial joint, two axes of motion at right angles to each other, the radiocarpal being an example.

Synonyms
articulatio ellipsoidea , ellipsoidal joint , articulatio condylaris , condylar articulation

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