Joint

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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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On one hand, the presence of a ligamentous system and a joint capsule proves the existence of a diarthrodial joint. On the other hand, the presence of a fibrous tissue connecting two irregular articular surfaces is characteristic of a synfibrosis.
Imaging of facet joint OA shows the typical radiological appearances of OA as seen in other diarthrodial joints. Facet joint OA is most common in the L4-L5 and L5-S1 joints in the lower back and the C3-C5 mid cervical vertebral joints but rarely occurs in the thoracic spine.
The AC joint is a diarthrodial joint with an intra-articular meniscus and a surrounding joint capsule.
Hip joint is a diarthrodial joint allowing wide range of motion in extension, flexion, abduction and adduction.