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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

    Synonyms:
    enarthrosis, ball-and-socket joint, cotyloid joint, articulatio spheroidea, enarthrodial joint, spheroid joint

  2. ball-and-socket joint(noun)

    a joint that can rotate within a socket

    Synonyms:
    enarthrosis, ball-and-socket joint, cotyloid joint, articulatio spheroidea, enarthrodial joint, spheroid joint

Wiktionary

  1. ball-and-socket joint(noun)

    Synonyms:
    enarthrosis, balljoint

  2. 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.

    Synonyms:
    balljoint, enarthrosis


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