Definition of articular in English:

articular

adjective

  • 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.’
    • ‘This process puts greater stress on the articular cartilage of the vertebrae and their respective end plates.’
    • ‘New orthopedic options using autogenous tissue to repair articular cartilage defects of the knee are emerging.’
    • ‘The articular cartilage that lines joints is tough and resilient.’
    • ‘The articular surfaces and biceps tendon attachment were found to be normal.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin articularis, from articulus small connecting part (see article).

Pronunciation:

articular

/ɑːˈtɪkjʊlə/