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Relating to a joint or the joints.‘articular cartilage’
- ‘Notice the head of the humerus has a much larger articular surface than the glenoid cavity.’
- ‘The articular surfaces and biceps tendon attachment were found to be normal.’
- ‘The articular cartilage that lines joints is tough and resilient.’
- ‘New orthopedic options using autogenous tissue to repair articular cartilage defects of the knee are emerging.’
- ‘This process puts greater stress on the articular cartilage of the vertebrae and their respective end plates.’
Late Middle English: from Latin articularis, from articulus ‘small connecting part’ (see article).
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