Definition of syndesmosis
: an articulation in which the contiguous surfaces of the bones are rough and are bound together by a ligament
Origin and Etymology of syndesmosis
New Latin, from Greek syndesmos fastening, ligament, from syndein
First Known Use: 1726See Words from the same year
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