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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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max]), and stiffness (k) of the ankle joint were determined using inverse dynamics analysis (Winter, 2009).
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Early mobilisation of the ankle joint is another advantage of the Ilizarov device.
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The angle variation of the ankle joint is a process where the player's ankle joint angle decreases from the thrusting on the floor to the moving driven by the knee joint.
In our 40 patients, there was no instability of ankle joint, because we allowed sufficient time for the soft tissues around the ankle to heal.
The active and passive reproduction error scores for the ankle joint position sense for 10[degrees] and 20[degrees] of ankle inversion and 15[degrees] and 30[degrees] of ankle plantarflexion and the scores for the threshold to detect passive motion, either to inversion or plantarflexion, are presented in Table 2.
That is, using the IPSA, we can directly assess the performance of a particular FES controller for ankle joint regulation while eliminating the effect of contributions from other body segments.
Conservative treatment of acute peroneal tendon dislocation lead to a low success rate and chronic in-stability of the ankle joint as Roth et al.
Even without incorporating a resistance band, bending and flexing your feet, rolling your feet clockwise and counterclockwise, and wiggling your toes can help maintain flexibility in the ankle joint and boost blood circulation through the feet," Dr.
Using an approach established by arthritis researchers elsewhere, the McGill scientists examined inflammatory arthritis in the ankle joint of rats.