syncytial knot n.
A localized aggregation of syncytiotrophoblastic nuclei in the villi of the placenta during early pregnancy. Also called syncytial bud.
syncytiotrophoblast syn·cy·ti·o·tro·pho·blast (sĭn-sĭsh’ē-ō-trō’fə-blāst’) n. The syncytial outer layer of the trophoblast. Also called syntrophoblast.
noun, plural syncytia [sin-sish-uh, -sish-ee-uh] /sɪnˈsɪʃ ə, -ˈsɪʃ i ə/ (Show IPA). Biology. 1. a multinucleate mass of cytoplasm that is not separated into cells. noun (pl) -cytia (-ˈsɪtɪə) 1. (zoology) a mass of cytoplasm containing many nuclei and enclosed in a cell membrane syncytium syn·cy·ti·um (sĭn-sĭsh’ē-əm) n. pl. syn·cy·ti·a (-sĭsh’ē-ə) A mass of cytoplasm […]
1. syndicate. 2. syndicated. verb, noun 1. (Scot) a variant of syne2 synd. syndicate
adjective 1. having certain digits joined together. noun 2. a syndactyl animal. adjective 1. (of certain animals) having two or more digits growing fused together noun 2. an animal with this arrangement of digits
syndactylia syn·dac·tyl·i·a (sĭn’dāk-tĭl’ē-ə) n. See syndactyly.