synostosis

Osseous union between two bones that are not supposed to be united; commonly refers to formation of a bony bundle between the radius and ulna following fracture of these two bones. SYN: bony ankylosis, synosteosis, true ankylosis. [syn- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]
- tribasilar s. fusion in early life of the three bones at the base of the skull, resulting in interference with the development of the brain.

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syn·os·to·sis .sin-.äs-'tō-səs n, pl -to·ses -.sēz union of two or more separate bones to form a single bone also the union so formed (as at an epiphyseal line)
syn·os·tot·ic -'tät-ik adj
syn·os·tot·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv

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n.
the joining by ossification of two adjacent bones. It occurs, for example, at the suture between the bones of the skull.

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syn·os·to·sis (sin″os-toґsis) pl. synostoґses [syn- + oste- + -osis] the osseous union of bones that are normally distinct. synostotic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • synostosis — noun (plural synostoses) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1848 union of two or more separate bones to form a single bone …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Synostosis — Eine Synostose („Knochenhaft“) ist die knöcherne Verbindung zweier Knochen. In der Anatomie handelt es sich dabei um den Normalzustand, z. B. die knöcherne Verbindung der Kreuzwirbel zum Kreuzbein. Als klinischer Begriff ist damit ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • synostosis — synostotic /sin o stot ik/, synostotical, adj. synostotically, adv. /sin o stoh sis/, n., pl. synostoses / seez/. Anat. union of separate bones into a single bone. [1840 50; < NL; see SYN , OSTOSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • synostosis — noun The abnormal development of a joint …   Wiktionary

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