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]

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.
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