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Medical Term:

fixed end

 

Definition: for a given movement, the end of a bone that is held stationary (as a consequence of attachment or muscular fixation) while the other end of the bone (the mobile end) moves in response to muscle activity or gravity.

Synonym(s): punctum fixumTA

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