Syndesmosis

A fibrous joint in which the opposing surfaces are held together by a ligament.
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Syndesmosis

Syn`des·mo'sis noun ; plural Syndesmoses . [ New Latin , from Greek ... a bond; ... together + ... a bond, from ... to bind.] (Anat.) An articulation formed by means of ligaments.
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syndesmosis

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A bond; together + a bond, fr. To bind. ... <anatomy> An articulation formed by means of ligaments. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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syndesmosis

(sin″dәz-mo´sis) a joint in which the bones are united by fibrous connective tissue forming an interosseous membrane or ligament.
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Syndesmosis

• (n.) An articulation formed by means of ligaments.
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syndesmosis

syndesmosis A type of fibrous joint in which the intervening fibrous connective tissue forms an interosseous membrane or ligament.
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syndesmosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: sin′dez-mō′sis, -sēz Definitions: 1. A form of fibrous joint in which opposing surfaces that are relatively far apart are united by ligaments; the union of the styloid process of the temporal bone and the hyoid bone through the stylohyoid ligament, and the fibrous union between the radius and ulna (ra
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SYNDESMOSIS

(Tibiofibular)A fibrous union between the fibular notch of the tibia and a triangular surface on the fibula.
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syndesmosis

Greek syn = with, and desmos = a band; hence, the union of 2 bones by fibrous tissue.
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syndesmosis

(sin;des-mo;sis) A type of fibrous joint in which two bones are united by an interosseous ligament.
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syndesmosis

(sin;des-mo;sis) A type of fibrous joint in which two bones are united by an interosseous ligament.
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Syndesmosis

A syndesmosis is a 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 δεσμός, desmos (meaning `a band`). If the syndesmosis is torn apart as result of bone fracture, surgeons will so...
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