Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 4 On the Structural Relationships of Bones

Three forms of joint

The type or form we have been describing is tripartite, given three names by the oldest of the Greeks who taught their sons the method of dissection: e)na/rqrwsij, a)rqrwdi/a, and gi/gglumoj. 25 These names were perhaps confused later on by Diocles and those who first passed on in their commentaries the method of dissection.



Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 4 On the Structural Relationships of Bones