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Medical Term:

articular surface

 

Definition: any surface of a skeletal formation (bone, cartilage) that makes normal direct contact with another skeletal structure as part of a synovial joint; bony articular surfaces are usually covered with articular cartilage.

Synonym(s): facies articularisTA

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