Joining - Ologies & -Isms Definition
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parabiosis the uniting of two individual organisms or animals anatomically and physiologically, either under experimental or natural conditions. —parabiotic, adj. symphytism Rare. coalescence; union or fusion. synartesis 1. a close joining together. 2. the state of being fastened or knitted together. synthesis 1. the process of putting two or more things, concepts, elements, etc., together to form a whole. 2. the whole formed of such combined parts. See also thinking. —synthesist, n., —synthetic, synthetical, adj. syntheticism the principles or practice of synthesis or synthetic methods or techniques. synthetist a person who practices or believes in synthetic methods or principles. systasis Obsolete, a union, especially a political union as a federation or alliance.