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abarticular (ab" ar TIK yoo luhr) (adjective) (not comparable)
1. A reference to not affecting a joint: The skull bones are immovable and so they are considered to be abarticular joints because they do not require tendons, ligaments, or synovial fluids for movements.
2. Descriptive of being remote or away from where two bones come together: There are many abarticular sections of the body that are not connected with nor situated near the joints of the body.
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