syssarcosis

syssarcosis

[sis-ahr-koh-sis]
noun, plural syssarcoses [sis-ahr-koh-seez] . Anatomy.
the joining or attachment of bones by means of muscle.

Origin:
1670–80; < Neo-Latin < Greek syssárkōsis; see sys-, sarc-, -osis

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syssarcosis (ˌsɪsɑːˈkəʊsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
anatomy the union or articulation of bones by muscle
 
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek sussarkōsis, from sussarkousthai, from sus-syn- + sarkoun to become fleshy, from sarx flesh]
 
syssarcotic
 
adj

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syssarcosis sys·sar·co·sis (sĭs'är-kō'sĭs)
n. pl sys·sar·co·ses (-sēz)
The union or attachment of bones, such as the hyoid bone and lower jaw, by muscle.

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