What does ball-and-socket joint mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. ball-and-socket joint(noun)

    a joint that can rotate within a socket


  1. ball-and-socket joint(Noun)

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball-and-socket joint in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball-and-socket joint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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