Syssarcosis definitions

sĭs'är-kō'sĭs
The union or attachment of bones, such as the hyoid bone and lower jaw, by means of muscle.
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The connection of two or more bones by muscle.
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The union or attachment of bones, such as the hyoid bone and lower jaw, by means of muscle.
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(anatomy) The junction of bones by intervening muscles.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of syssarcosis

Greek sussarkōsis state of being overgrown with flesh from sussarkousthai to be overgrown with flesh sun- syn- sarkousthai passive of sarkoun to make fleshy (from sarx sark- flesh)