Relating to syndesmosis. SYN: syndesmodial.

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  • syndesmotic — | ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷|mäd.ik adjective Etymology: from New Latin syndesmosis, after such pairs as New Latin hypnosis : English hypnotic : relating to or marked by syndesmosis * * * syndesmotic / motˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑syndesmosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • syndesmotic — See syndesmosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • syndesmotic — adj. of or pertaining to the connection of bones by means of ligaments (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syndesmotic — syn·des·mot·ic …   English syllables

  • syndesmosis — syndesmotic /sin dez mot ik, des /, adj. /sin dez moh sis, des /, n., pl. syndesmoses / seez/. Anat. a connection of bones by ligaments, fasciae, or membranes other than in a joint. [1720 30; < Gk sýndesm(os) bond (see SYNDESMECTOMY) + OSIS] * *… …   Universalium

  • High ankle sprain — A high ankle sprain, also known as a syndesmotic ankle sprain, is a sprain of the syndesmotic ligaments that connect the tibia and fibula on the lower leg. Syndesmotic ankle sprains are known as high because their location on the lower leg is… …   Wikipedia

  • Screw — This article is about the fastener. For other uses, see Screw (disambiguation). Screws come in a variety of shapes and sizes for different purposes. U.S. quarter coin (diameter 24 mm) shown for scale. A screw, or bolt, is a type of fastener… …   Wikipedia

  • Ankle — Lateral view of the human ankle Latin articulatio talocruralis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Syndesmosis — Gray s subject #70 285 A syndesmosis is slightly movable articulation where the contiguous bony surfaces are united by an interosseous ligament, as in the inferior tibiofibular articulation. It comes from the Greek σύν, syn (meaning with ) and… …   Wikipedia

  • Joint — A joint is the area where two bones are attached for the purpose of motion of body parts. A joint is usually formed of fibrous connective tissue and cartilage. An articulation or an arthrosis is the same as a joint. Joints are grouped according… …   Medical dictionary

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