Anat. any articulation, as of the hip, permitting free movement in any direction
Origin of diarthrosisModern Latin from Classical Greek diarthr?sis from diarthroun, to divide by joints, articulate from dia-, through + arthroun, to connect by a joint from arthron, a joint: see arthro-
Any of several types of bone articulation permitting free motion in a joint, as that of the shoulder or hip.
Origin of diarthrosisGreek diarthrōsis from diarthroun to articulate dia- between ; see dia- . arthroun to fasten by a joint ( from arthron joint ; see ar- in Indo-European roots.)
- (anatomy) A joint that can move freely in various planes