Synchondrosis meaning

sĭngkŏn-drōsĭs, sĭn-
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A form of articulation in which the bones are rigidly fused by cartilage.
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A form of articulation in which the bones are rigidly fused by cartilage.
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(anatomy) A form of only slightly-moveable articulation between bones joined by hyaline cartilage.
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Origin of synchondrosis

  • New Latin synchondrōsis from Greek sunkhondrōsis sun- syn- khondros cartilage -ōsis -osis

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