synostosis

noun syn·os·to·sis \ ˌsi-ˌnä-ˈstō-səs \

Definition of synostosis

plural synostoses play \ˌsi-ˌnä-ˈstō-ˌsēz\
: union of two or more separate bones to form a single bone

Origin and Etymology of synostosis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

synostosis

noun syn·os·to·sis \ ˌsin-ˌäs-ˈtō-səs \

medical Definition of synostosis

plural synostoses play \-ˌsēz\
: union of two or more separate bones to form a single bone; also : the union so formed (as at an epiphyseal line)

synostotic

play \-ˈtät-ik\ adjective

synostotically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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