Definition of articular in English:

articular

adjective

  • Relating to a joint or the joints.

    ‘articular cartilage’
    • ‘The articular cartilage that lines joints is tough and resilient.’
    • ‘This process puts greater stress on the articular cartilage of the vertebrae and their respective end plates.’
    • ‘The articular surfaces and biceps tendon attachment were found to be normal.’
    • ‘Notice the head of the humerus has a much larger articular surface than the glenoid cavity.’
    • ‘New orthopedic options using autogenous tissue to repair articular cartilage defects of the knee are emerging.’

Origin

Late Middle English from Latin articularis, from articulus ‘small connecting part’ (see article).

Pronunciation

articular

/ɑːˈtɪkjʊlə/