Synostosis meaning

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The fusion of normally separate skeletal bones.
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The fusion of normally separate skeletal bones.
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(medicine) The abnormal development of a joint.
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Radio-ulnar synostosis.
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Origin of synostosis

  • syn– Greek osteon bone ost- in Indo-European roots –osis

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

  • From syn- + Ancient Greek ὀστέον (osteon, “bone") + -osis.

    From Wiktionary