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ginglymus

Source:
Concise Medical Dictionary
Author(s):
Elizabeth MartinElizabeth Martin

ginglymus (hinge joint) n. 

a form of diarthrosis (freely movable joint) that allows angular movement in one plane only, increasing or decreasing the angle between the bones. Examples are the knee joint and the elbow joint.