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ARTICULATION (from Lat. articulare, t...

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 685 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ARTICULATION (from Lat. articulare, to divide into joints), the act of joining together; in anatomy the junction of the bones (see JOINTS); in botany the point of attachment and separation of the deciduous parts of a plant, such as a leaf. The word is also used for division into distinct parts, as of human speech by words or syllables.
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