synostosis

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Etymology[edit]

From syn- + Ancient Greek ὀστέον(ostéon, bone) + -osis.

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synostosis ‎(plural synostoses)

  1. (medicine) The abnormal development of a joint.
    • 2009, January 25, “Denis Campbell”, in Kian, 4, needs a miracle. He's in the right place[1]:
      Conditions such as those are known collectively as single suture synostosis.

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