[gom-foh-sis] /gɒmˈfoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural gomphoses
[gom-foh-seez] /gɒmˈfoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
an immovable articulation in which one bone or part is received in a cavity in another, as a tooth in its socket.
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
(anatomy) a form of immovable articulation in which a peglike part fits into a cavity, as in the setting of a tooth in its socket
gomphosis gom·pho·sis (gŏm-fō’sĭs)
n. pl. gom·pho·ses (-sēz)
A type of immovable articulation, as of a tooth inserted into its bony socket. Also called peg-and-socket joint.
noun A police officer (1920s+ Underworld) Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite
[guh-moo l-kuh] /gəˈmʊl kə/ noun 1. Wladyslaw [vlah-di-slahf] /vlɑˈdɪ slɑf/ (Show IPA), 1905–82, Polish political leader: First Secretary of the Polish Communist Party 1956–70. /ɡəˈmʊlkə/ noun 1. Władysław (vwaˈdiswaf). 1905–82, Polish statesman; first secretary of the Polish Communist Party (1956–70)
[guh-moo-tee] /gəˈmu ti/ noun, plural gomutis. 1. Also called gomuti palm, sugar palm. a sago palm, Arenga pinnata, of the East Indies, yielding palm sugar. 2. a black, horsehairlike fiber obtained from this palm, used for making cords, ropes, cables, etc. /ɡəˈmuːtɪ/ noun (pl) gomutis, gomuti palms 1. an East Indian feather palm, Arenga pinnata, […]
1. variant of before a vowel: gonidium. 1. a combining form meaning “angled,” “angular,” used in the formation of compound words: polygon; pentagon. combining form 1. a variant of gono- gonidium combining form 1. indicating a figure having a specified number of angles: pentagon gon- pref. Variant of gono-. Related Terms gun2