Synarthrosis definition

sĭnär-thrōsĭs
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A form of articulation in which the bones are rigidly joined by fibrous tissue.
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(anat.) Any of various immovable articulations, or joints.
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A form of articulation in which the bones are rigidly joined by fibrous tissue.
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(anatomy) A type of joint in which two bones are connected rigidly by fibrous tissue.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
synarthrosis
Plural:
synarthroses

Origin of synarthrosis

  • Greek sunarthrōsis from sunarthrousthai to be joined by articulation sun- syn- arthron a joint ar- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition