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Joint

United; coupled together in interest; shared between two or more persons; not solitary in interest or action but acting together or in unison. A combined, undivided effort or undertaking involving two or more individuals. Produced by or involving the concurring action of two or more; united in or possessing a common relation, action, or interest. To share common rights, duties, and liabilities.

joint

adj., adv. referring to property, rights or obligations which are united, undivided and shared by two or more persons or entities. Thus, a joint property held by both cannot be effectively transferred unless all owners join in the transaction. If a creditor sues to collect a joint debt, he/she must include all the debtors in the lawsuit, unless the debt is specifically "joint and several," meaning anyone of the debtors may be individually liable. Therefore, care must be taken in drafting deeds, sales agreements, promissory notes, joint venture agreements, and other documents. A joint tenancy is treated specially, since it includes the right of the survivor to get the entire property when the other dies (right of survivorship). (See: joint tenancy, joint and several, joint venture, tenancy in common)

joint

adjective allied, amalgamated, associated, coalitional, collaborative, collective, combined, common, communal, communis, community, concerted, concurrent, confederate, conjoint, conjugate, conjunct, consolidated, cooperative, coordinated, corporate, correal, harmonious, inseparable, joined, leagued, merged, mixed, mutual, shared, synergetic, unified, united
Associated concepts: joint account, joint action, joint advennure, joint and several liability, joint enterprise, joint interrst, joint liability, joint negligence, joint ownership, joint resolution, joint tenancy, joint tort feasors
See also: collective, common, concerted, concomitant, concordant, concurrent, conjoint, connection, consensual, federal, intersection, mutual, united

JOINT. United, not separate; as, joint action, or one which is brought by several persons acting together; joint bond, a bond given by two or more obligors.

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Eventually, this results in pain and loss of mobility and the need for an artificial hip joint, which can be carried out in different ways but is likely to have a bearing made of a metal ball moving inside a plastic cup.
At the latest follow-up, she was 12 years old and had no symptoms in her hip joint.
This is often due to an abnormal shape or a bump in the ball of the hip joint.
Professor Oreffo will introduce the stem cells to the hip joint using a scaffold, or support structure, which is designed to protect them, and a new impaction process.
This fact specifies that in hip joint there is an obvious coordination and correlation between angular movements concerning axes of rotation FE, AA and IOR and the certain constructive regularity on exact reproduction of one of angular movement (IOR) by means of a rotary lever at the condition that two other movements (FE and AA) is determined.
The hip joint used in all the procedures is not approved by NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence), and according to an orthopaedic consultant at the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary it would not have been used had the treatment taken place there.
Often patients with a piriformis complaint experience just pain in the back of their hip joint and worry that the pain is due to a problem in the hip joint.
Sometimes the problem of pain is severe and the condition of the hip joint is very bad, leading to a need for artificial hip joint replacement.
It is the failure of the hip joints to develop normally, gradually deteriorating and leading to loss of function of the hip joints.
Osteoarthritis due to wear and tear on the hip joint where the cartilage lining the joint wears away.
3) Depending on age, hip joint OA alone has an estimated prevalence of 28% to 43% radiologically, and 10% to 17% based on symptoms.
Educated in Glasgow he went on to, in the 1960s, produce the first realistic estimates of the forces that act on a hip joint, and create a machine to test them.