a large orchestra composed of wind, string, and percussion instruments and organized to perform symphonic compositions.
(music) an orchestra capable of performing symphonies, esp the large orchestra comprising strings, brass, woodwind, harp, and percussion
adjective 1. of, relating to, or noting a symphysis. symphysial sym·phys·i·al (sĭm-fĭz’ē-əl) or sym·phy·se·al (sĭm’-fĭ-sē’əl, sĭm-fĭz’ē-əl) adj. Of, relating to, or characterized by a symphysis.
symphysion sym·phys·i·on (sĭm-fĭz’ē-ŏn’) n. The most anterior point of the alveolar process of the mandible.
symphysiotomy sym·phys·i·ot·o·my (sĭm-fĭz’ē-ŏt’ə-mē, sĭm’fə-zē-) n. Surgical division of the pubic symphysis, especially to permit the passage of a fetus during delivery. Also called pelviotomy, synchondrotomy.
noun, plural symphyses [sim-fuh-seez] /ˈsɪm fəˌsiz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy, Zoology. 1. the growing together, or the fixed or nearly fixed union, of bones, as that of the two halves of the lower jaw in humans or of the pubic bones in the anterior part of the pelvic girdle. 2. a line of junction or articulation […]