schindylesis

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schindylesis schin·dy·le·sis (skĭn'də-lē'sĭs)
n.
A fibrous joint in which the sharp edge of one bone is received into a cleft in the edge of the other, as in the articulation of the vomer with the rostrum of the sphenoid. Also called wedge-and-groove joint, wedge-and-groove suture.

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