Synostoses



noun, plural synostoses
[sin-o-stoh-seez] /ˌsɪn ɒˈstoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
union of separate bones into a single bone.

synostosis syn·os·to·sis (sĭn’ŏ-stō’sĭs)
n. pl. syn·os·to·ses (-sēz)
Fusion of normally separate bones. Also called bony ankylosis, true ankylosis.
syn’os·tot’ic (-tŏt’ĭk) adj.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Synostosis

    noun, plural synostoses [sin-o-stoh-seez] /ˌsɪn ɒˈstoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. union of separate bones into a single bone. synostosis syn·os·to·sis (sĭn’ŏ-stō’sĭs) n. pl. syn·os·to·ses (-sēz) Fusion of normally separate bones. Also called bony ankylosis, true ankylosis. syn’os·tot’ic (-tŏt’ĭk) adj.

  • Synotia

    synotia syn·o·ti·a (sĭ-nō’shē-ə, -shə) n. Fusion or close approach of the lobes of the ears in otocephaly.



  • Synovectomy

    synovectomy syn·o·vec·to·my (sĭn’ō-věk’tə-mē) n. Excision of part or all of the synovial membrane of a joint. Also called villusectomy.

  • Synovia

    noun, Physiology. 1. a lubricating fluid resembling the white of an egg, secreted by certain membranes, as those of the joints. noun 1. a transparent viscid lubricating fluid, secreted by the membrane lining joints, tendon sheaths, etc synovia syn·o·vi·a (sĭ-nō’vē-ə) n. A clear, thixotropic lubricating fluid secreted by membranes in joint cavities, tendon sheaths, and […]



Disclaimer: Synostoses definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.