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  1. ball-and-socket jointnoun

    Synonyms:
    enarthrosis, balljoint

  2. ball-and-socket jointnoun

    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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  1. ball-and-socket joint, spheroid joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, articulatio spheroideanoun

    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, cotyloid joint, articulatio spheroidea, enarthrodial joint, spheroid joint

  2. ball-and-socket jointnoun

    a joint that can rotate within a socket

    Synonyms:
    enarthrosis, cotyloid joint, articulatio spheroidea, enarthrodial joint, spheroid joint

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    Once we got him on the kayak we could really see what happened, and his whole clavicle's ripped open ; you could see the ball and socket joint and everything.


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