A fibrous joint in which the opposing surfaces are held together by a ligament.
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; plural Syndesmoses
. [ New Latin , from Greek ... a bond; ... together + ... a bond, from ... to bind.] (Anat.)
An articulation formed by means of ligaments. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/265
(sin″dәz-mo´sis) a joint in which the bones are united by fibrous connective tissue forming an interosseous membrane or ligament.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) An articulation formed by means of ligaments.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/syndesmosis/
syndesmosis A type of fibrous joint in which the intervening fibrous connective tissue forms an interosseous membrane or ligament.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/638/2
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...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=87593
(Tibiofibular)A fibrous union between the fibular notch of the tibia and a triangular surface on the fibula.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21447
Greek syn = with, and desmos = a band; hence, the union of 2 bones by fibrous tissue.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
(sin;des-mo;sis) A type of fibrous joint in which two bones are united by an interosseous ligament.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
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...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syndesmosis
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