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synostosis

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noun, syn·os·to·sis \ˌsi-ˌnäs-ˈtō-səs\

Definition of synostosis

plural synostosesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  union of two or more separate bones to form a single bone



Origin of synostosis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1848


Medical Dictionary

synostosis

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noun syn·os·to·sis \ˌsin-ˌäs-ˈtō-səs\

Medical Definition of synostosis

plural synostoses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  union of two or more separate bones to form a single bone; also :  the union so formed (as at an epiphyseal line)

synostotic \-ˈtät-ik\play adjective
synostotically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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