syndesmosis

noun
syn·​des·​mo·​sis | \ˌsin-ˌdez-ˈmō-səs, -ˌdes-\
plural syndesmoses\ˌsin-​ˌdez-​ˈmō-​ˌsēz, -​ˌdes-​ \

Definition of syndesmosis 

: an articulation in which the contiguous surfaces of the bones are rough and are bound together by a ligament

First Known Use of syndesmosis

1726, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for syndesmosis

New Latin, from Greek syndesmos fastening, ligament, from syndein

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syndesmosis

noun
syn·​des·​mo·​sis | \ˌsin-ˌdez-ˈmō-səs, -ˌdes- \
plural syndesmoses\-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of syndesmosis 

: an articulation in which the contiguous surfaces of the bones are rough and are bound together by a ligament

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