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syndesmosis

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noun syn·des·mo·sis \ˌsin-ˌdez-ˈmō-səs, -ˌdes-\

Definition of syndesmosis

plural syn·des·mo·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  an articulation in which the contiguous surfaces of the bones are rough and are bound together by a ligament



Origin of syndesmosis

New Latin, from Greek syndesmos fastening, ligament, from syndein


First Known Use: 1726


Medical Dictionary

syndesmosis

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noun syn·des·mo·sis \ˌsin-ˌdez-ˈmō-səs, -ˌdes-\

Medical Definition of syndesmosis

plural syn·des·mo·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  an articulation in which the contiguous surfaces of the bones are rough and are bound together by a ligament




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