syndesis

syndesis

[sin-duh-sis, sin-dee-]
noun, plural syndeses [sin-duh-seez, sin-dee-seez] . Cell Biology.
synapsis ( def 1 ).

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek sýndesis equivalent to syn- syn- + désis a binding together, equivalent to de- (stem of deîn to bind) + -sis -sis

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syndesis (sɪnˈdiːsɪs)
 
n
1.  the use of syndetic constructions
2.  another name for polysyndeton
 
[C20: from Greek, from sundein to bind together, from syn- + dein to bind]

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syndesis syn·de·sis (sĭn'dĭ-sĭs, sĭn-dē'-)
n.
See arthrodesis.

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