variants or desmo-
: bond : ligament
desmosome

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek, from desmos, from dein to bind — more at diadem

Dictionary Entries Near desm-

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“Desm-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desm-. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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