symphysial

symphysial

[sim-fiz-ee-uhl]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or noting a symphysis.
Also, symphyseal.


Origin:
1825–35; symphysi(s) + -al1

postsymphysial, adjective
presymphysial, adjective
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symphysis (ˈsɪmfɪsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
1.  anatomy, botany a growing together of parts or structures, such as two bony surfaces joined by an intermediate layer of fibrous cartilage
2.  a line marking this growing together
3.  pathol an abnormal adhesion of two or more parts or structures
 
[C16: via New Latin from Greek sumphusis, from sumphuein, from syn- + phuein to grow]
 
symphysial
 
adj
 
symphyseal
 
adj
 
symphystic
 
adj
 
sym'phytic
 
adj

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symphysial sym·phys·i·al (sĭm-fĭz'ē-əl) or sym·phy·se·al (sĭm'-fĭ-sē'əl, sĭm-fĭz'ē-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by a symphysis.

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