Definition of syssarcosis
: the junction of two or more bones by means of attached muscles (such as the scapula with the thorax or the hyoid with the mandible and sternum)
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Origin and Etymology of syssarcosis
New Latin, from Greek syssarkōsis fact of being overgrown with flesh, from syssarkousthai to be overgrown with flesh also (from syn- + sarkousthai, passive of sarkoun to make fleshy, grow fleshy, from sark-, sarx flesh) + -sis
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