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synarthrosis

noun syn·ar·thro·sis \-ˈthrō-səs\
plural syn·ar·thro·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of SYNARTHROSIS

:  an immovable articulation in which the bones are united by intervening fibrous connective tissues

Origin of SYNARTHROSIS

Greek synarthrōsis, from syn- + arthrōsis arthrosis
First Known Use: 1578

synarthrosis

noun syn·ar·thro·sis \-ˈthrō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural syn·ar·thro·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of SYNARTHROSIS

:  an immovable articulation in which the bones are united by intervening fibrous connective tissues

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