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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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According to the AAOS, the knee is considered a hinge joint because of its ability to bend and straighten like a hinged door.
The knee joint is not a pure hinge joint but moves with a complex set of translations and rotations.
The vet confirmed that he's strained the hinge joint on his off-hind hock, though it's not a serious problem and should clear up in a week or so.