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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- A union or immovable articulation in which a hard part is received into a bone cavity (as the teeth into the jaws).

Usage examples (2)
  • My smile is fifty thousand watts of thirty or so remaining teeth, happily grinning without a gomphosis in a trembling mandible.
  • There are four varieties of synarthrosis: sutura, schindylesis, gomphosis, and synchondrosis. for more
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