Definition of Articulations. Meaning of Articulations. Synonyms of Articulations

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Definition of Articulations

Articulation
Articulation Ar*tic`u*la"tion, n. [Cf. F. articulation, fr. L. articulatio.] 1. (Anat.) A joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton. Note: Articulations may be immovable, when the bones are directly united (synarthrosis), or slightly movable, when they are united intervening substance (amphiarthrosis), or they may be more or less freely movable, when the articular surfaces are covered with synovial membranes, as in complete joints (diarthrosis). The last (diarthrosis) includes hinge joints, admitting motion in one plane only (ginglymus), ball and socket joints (enarthrosis), pivot and rotation joints, etc. 2. (Bot.) (a) The connection of the parts of a plant by joints, as in pods. (b) One of the nodes or joints, as in cane and maize. (c) One of the parts intercepted between the joints; also, a subdivision into parts at regular or irregular intervals as a result of serial intermission in growth, as in the cane, grasses, etc. --Lindley. 3. The act of putting together with a joint or joints; any meeting of parts in a joint. 4. The state of being jointed; connection of parts. [R.] That definiteness and articulation of imagery. --Coleridge. 5. The utterance of the elementary sounds of a language by the appropriate movements of the organs, as in pronunciation; as, a distinct articulation. 6. A sound made by the vocal organs; an articulate utterance or an elementary sound, esp. a consonant.

Meaning of Articulations from wikipedia

- Articulation may refer to: Articulation (phonetics), the movement of the tongue, lips, jaw, and other speech organs to make speech sounds Manner of articulation...
- sibilants for a chart of possible articulations. A precise vocabulary of compounding the two places of articulation is sometimes seen. However, it is...
- Play media In articulatory phonetics, the manner of articulation is the configuration and interaction of the articulators (speech organs such as the tongue...
- and may invent new articulations as a piece requires. When writing electronic and computer music, composers can design articulations from the ground up...
- The atlanto-occipital joint (articulation between the atlas and the occipital bone; Capsula articularis atlantooccipitalis) consists of a pair of condyloid...
- A plane joint (arthrodial joint, gliding joint, plane articulation) is a synovial joint which, under physiological conditions, allows only gliding movement...
- palmar ligaments of metacarpophalangeal articulations collateral ligaments of metacarpophalangeal articulations The dorsal surfaces of these joints are...
- In phonetics, secondary articulation occurs when the articulation of a consonant is equivalent to the combined articulations of two or three simpler consonants...
- the radius and carpus. Between the carpal bones are the intercarpal articulations and the midcarpal joint. The carpometacarpal joint connects the carpal...
- dorsal and radical places of articulation. Coronal articulations are made with the front of the tongue, dorsal articulations are made with the back of the...
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