schindylesis

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schindylesis

 [shin″dĭ-le´sis]
an articulation in which a thin plate of one bone is received into a cleft in another, as in the articulation of the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone with the vomer.

schin·dy·le·sis

(skin'dī-lē'sis), [TA] Avoid the mispronunciation shin-dī-lē'sis.
A form of fibrous joint in which the sharp edge of one bone is received in a cleft in the edge of the other, as in the articulation of the vomer with the rostrum of the sphenoid.
[G. schindylēsis, splintering]

schindylesis

/schin·dy·le·sis/ (skin″dĭ-le´sis) an articulation in which one bone is received into a cleft in another.

schindylesis

[skin′dilē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, splintering
an articulation (synarthrosis) of certain bones of the skull in which a thin plate of one bone enters a cleft formed by the separation of two layers of another bone, such as the insertion of the vomer bone into the fissure between the maxillae and the palatine bones.

wedge-and-groove joint

(wej grūv joynt)
A form of fibrous joint in which the sharp edge of one bone is received in a cleft in the edge of the other.
Synonym(s): schindylesis [TA] , wedge-and-groove suture.

schindylesis

an articulation in which a thin plate of one bone is received into a cleft in another, as in the articulation of the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone with the vomer.
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