Definition of articulation:
- A joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton.
- A sound made by the vocal organs; an articulate utterance or an elementary sound, esp. a consonant.
- One of the nodes or joints, as in cane and maize.
- One of the parts intercepted between the joints; also, a subdivision into parts at regular or irregular intervals as a result of serial intermission in growth, as in the cane, grasses, etc.
- The act of putting together with a joint or joints; any meeting of parts in a joint.
- The connection of the parts of a plant by joints, as in pods.
- The state of being jointed; connection of parts.
- The utterance of the elementary sounds of a language by the appropriate movements of the organs, as in pronunciation; as, a distinct articulation.
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Apart from this, the ankle is usually sprained in fractures by indirect violence, and we have frequently found the superior tibio- fibular articulation torn open in severe fractures of both bones of the leg from indirect violence.- "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.
- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
The child, for instance, makes no attempt at articulation until it has acquired several teeth; this faculty becomes also exceedingly imperfect during the process of changing them; from this time it continues to improve, until again it is permanently impaired in old age, when they are finally lost.- "The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease.", Thomas Bull, M.D..