desis

Definition of desis

 (Entry 1 of 2)

plural of desi

-de·​sis | \ dəsə̇s \
plural -deses\ dəˌsēz \

Definition of -desis (Entry 2 of 2)

: binding arthrodesis

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History and Etymology for desis

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Greek desis, from dein to bind + -sis

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“Desis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desis. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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