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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A growing together of parts or structures; An abnormal adhesion of two or more structures.

Usage examples (32)
  • The first form is termed a symphysis (Fig. 298), the second a syndesmosis.
  • Near the lower part of the symphysis is a pair of laterally placed spines, termed the mental spines, which give origin to the Genioglossi.
  • D, as also into the symphysis and crista of the os pubis.
  • It is situated behind the pubic symphysis and in front of the rectum, for more
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