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synostosis

 [sin″os-to´sis]
normal or abnormal union of two bones by osseous material. adj., adj synostot´ic.

syn·os·to·sis

(sin'os-tō'sis), [TA]
Osseous union between two bones that are not supposed to be united; commonly refers to formation of a bony bundle between the radius and ulna following fracture of these two bones.
[syn- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]

synostosis

/syn·os·to·sis/ (-os-to´sis) pl. synosto´ses  
1. a union between adjacent bones or parts of a single bone formed by osseous material.
2. the osseous union of bones that are normally distinct.synostot´ic

synostosis

(sĭn′ŏs-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. synosto·ses (-sēz)
The fusion of normally separate skeletal bones.

syn′os·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.

synostosis

[sin′ostō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, syn, together, osteon, bone
the joining of two bones by the ossification of connecting tissues. It occurs normally in the fusion of cranial bones to form the skull.

syn·os·to·sis

, synosteosis (sin'os-tō'sis, -tē-ōsis) [TA]
Osseous union between the bones forming a joint.
Synonym(s): bony ankylosis, true ankylosis.

synostosis

bony union between two bones, with resultant loss of joint movement (see tarsal coalitions)

syn·os·to·sis

, synosteosis (sin-os'tō'sis, -tē-ōsis) [TA]
Osseous union between bones forming a joint.
Synonym(s): bony ankylosis, true ankylosis.

synostosis (sin´ōstō´sis),

n the joining of two bones by the ossification of connecting tissues. It occurs normally in the fusion of cranial bones to form the adult skull.

synostosis

pl. synostoses [Gr.] normal or abnormal union of two bones by osseous material.
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Congenital metatarsal bone synostosis in a dog. By permission from Ettinger SJ, Feldman E, Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Saunders, 2004

radioulnar synostosis
occurs between the radius and ulna as a result of unsatisfactory reduction of fractures.
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His metopic synostosis caused a premature hardening of his cranial sutures, the joints between the seven cranial bones.
Ellsasser, "Tibiofibular synostosis and recurrent ankle sprains in high performance athletes," American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol.
Although the average onset age of the disease is about 5 years, (6) the affected child might be noticed after birth to have short (macrodactylia with hypoplasia or synostosis of the phalanges) and deformed great toes (Valgus deformity, Fig.
The vast majority of Lyme patients I see have a type of injury referred to as an SBS compression, which is a somatic dysfunction of the synostosis, the juncture of the sphenoid and occipital bone in the vault of the skull.
Spondylocarpotarsal synostosis withhydromyelia mega cisterna magna and pachydermoperiostosis.
One patient developed a radioulnar synostosis (Figure 3) and was reoperated on 9 months after the former surgery, leading to almost complete recovery of the forearm rotation.
CMF of the skull is believed to most often arise from the synostosis at the base of the skull or from skull sutures.
Coronal suture synostosis is accompanied by flattening of the ipsilateral forehead, compensatory contralateral bossing, shortening and upwards displacement of the greater sphenoid wing with a flattened vertically elongated orbit (harlequin eye) (Fig.
Anthropometric proportion indices in the craniofacial regions of 73 patients with forms of isolated coronal synostosis.