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English noun: mortise joint

1. mortise joint (body) a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus


Synonymsankle, ankle joint, articulatio talocruralis


Broader (hypernym)articulatio plana, gliding joint


Part holonymanklebone, astragal, astragalus, talus


Part meronymleg

2. mortise joint (artifact) a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other


Synonymsmortise-and-tenon joint


Broader (hypernym)joint


Narrower (hyponym)dovetail, dovetail joint, tongue and groove joint


Part holonymmortice, mortise, tenon









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