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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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While those that will become most visibly apparent to the owner are the movable joints, most often the shoulders and elbows, the knees (stifles), the wrists (carpi) and the hips are also frequently affected.
All joints in a cat's body can be affected by osteoarthritis, but those that will become most visibly apparent to the owner are the movable joints, most often the shoulders and elbows.
The latest models of the dolls come with movable joints so that the buyers can place them in any position they want to when making love to their doll.
Why do you think robots need movable joints? (A visual example of a robot with a joint labeled "joint" should guide the students with this question.)