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.

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