Why was clemency trending last week?
plural synechiae, 1842, Modern Latin, from Greek synekheia "continuity," from synekhes "continuous," from syn "together" (see syn-) + ekhein "to hold" (see scheme).
synechia syn·ech·i·a (sĭ-něk'ē-ə, -nē'kē-ə)n. pl. syn·ech·i·ae (sĭ-něk'ē-ē', -nē'kē-ē')
An adhesion of parts, especially involving the iris.