Definitions for ball-and-socket joint
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ball-and-socket joint, spheroid joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, articulatio spheroidea(noun)
a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone
a joint that can rotate within a socket
A joint in which one segment has a rounded end and the next segment has a bowl-shaped end, with the rounded end being fitted into the bowl shape, allowing the first segment to move around an indefinite number of axes which have one common center.
The numerical value of ball-and-socket joint in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of ball-and-socket joint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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