Definition of Rotary joint

1. Noun. A freely moving joint in which movement is limited to rotation. "The articulation of the radius and ulna in the arm is a pivot joint"




Medical Definition of Rotary joint

1. A synovial joint in which a section of a cylinder of one bone fits into a corresponding cavity on the other, as in the proximal radioulnar joint. Synonym: articulatio trochoidea, helicoid ginglymus, lateral ginglymus, rotary joint, rotatory joint, trochoid articulation, trochoid joint. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Rotary joint

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by Federal Board for Vocational Education, United States (1917)
"The other end of the cylinder is attached by a rotary joint to a gimbal joint, which is itself attached by another rotary joint to the covering of the stump ..."

2. Publications of the Red Cross Institute for Crippled and Disabled Men by Institute for the Crippled and Disabled (1918)
"The other end of the cylinder is attached by a rotary joint to a gimbal joint, which is itself attached by another rotary joint to the covering of the stump ..."

3. Aviation System Capital Investment Plan 1996 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Regardless of the en route primary decision, certain improvements such as power grounding, cable tray cleanup, and rotary joint replacements will be ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... trochoidea; rotary joint).—Where the movement is limited to rotation, the joint is formed by a pivot-like process turning within a ring, ..."

5. Robot Manipulators: Mathematics, Programming, and Control : the Computer by Richard P. Paul (1981)
"As all manipulators end in a rotary joint, this second rotation in space corresponds to a rotation of the final joint of the manipulator. ..."

6. Systematic Human Physiology, Anatomy, and Hygiene: Being an Analysis and by Thomas Scott Lambert (1865)
"THE UPPER ARM must, like the upper leg, be fastened above by a rotary joint, so as to have motion in every direction. 82. THE LOWER ARM, or the forearm, ..."

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