symphyseal

adjective
sym·​phy·​se·​al | \ ˌsim(p)-fə-ˈsē-əl How to pronounce symphyseal (audio) \
variants: or less commonly symphysial \ sim-​ˈfi-​zē-​əl How to pronounce symphyseal (audio) \

Definition of symphyseal

: of, relating to, or constituting a symphysis

First Known Use of symphyseal

circa 1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for symphyseal

Greek symphyse-, symphysis symphysis

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The first known use of symphyseal was circa 1836

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“Symphyseal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/symphyseal. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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symphyseal

adjective
sym·​phy·​se·​al | \ ˌsim(p)-fə-ˈsē-əl How to pronounce symphyseal (audio) \
variants: also symphysial \ sim-​ˈfiz-​ē-​əl How to pronounce symphyseal (audio) \

Medical Definition of symphyseal

: of, relating to, or constituting a symphysis

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