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Noun: enarthrosis (enarthroses)  ,e-naa(r)'throw-sis
  1. A freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone
    - ball-and-socket joint, spheroid joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, articulatio spheroidea

Derived forms: enarthroses

Type of: articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, synovial joint

Encyclopedia: Enarthrosis