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Articular   Listen

Relating to or affecting the joints of the body.  Synonym: articulary.  "Articular disease"

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... in certain peculiar lower mammals and in reptiles leaves no doubt that f.r. is really an abbreviated rib; fused up with the transverse process and body. The two anterior cervical vertebrae are peculiar. The first (at.) is called the Atlas— the figure shows the anterior view— and has great articular faces for the condyles (Section 86) of the skull, and a deficient centrum. The next is the axis, and it is distinguished by an odontoid peg (od.p.), which fits into the space where the body of the atlas is deficient. In development the centrum of the axis ...
— Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata • H. G. Wells

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