synchondrosis

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synchondrosis syn·chon·dro·sis (sĭng'kŏn-drō'sĭs, sĭn'-)
n. pl. syn·chon·dro·ses (-sēz)
A rigid union between two bones formed either by hyaline cartilage or by fibrocartilage. Also called synchondrodial joint.

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