syndesmosis

noun
syn·​des·​mo·​sis | \ ˌsin-ˌdez-ˈmō-səs How to pronounce syndesmosis (audio) , -ˌdes-\
plural syndesmoses\ ˌsin-​ˌdez-​ˈmō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce syndesmoses (audio) , -​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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The first known use of syndesmosis was in 1726

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syndesmosis

noun
syn·​des·​mo·​sis | \ ˌsin-ˌdez-ˈmō-səs How to pronounce syndesmosis (audio) , -ˌdes- How to pronounce syndesmosis (audio) \
plural syndesmoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce syndesmoses (audio) \

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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