Synonyms of mortise joint


1. ankle, ankle joint, mortise joint, articulatio talocruralis, gliding joint, articulatio plana

usage: a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

2. mortise joint, mortise-and-tenon joint, joint

usage: a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other

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