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synchondrosis

 [sin″kon-dro´sis] (Gr.)
a type of cartilaginous joint in which the cartilage is usually converted into bone before adult life.
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syn·chon·dro·sis

, pl.

syn·chon·dro·ses

(sin'kon-drō'sis, -sēz), [TA]
Cartilaginous joint in which two bones are united either by hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage.
Synonym(s): synchondrodial joint [TA]
[Mod. L. fr. G. syn, together, + chondros, cartilage, + -osis, condition]
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synchondrosis

(sĭng′kŏn-drō′sĭs, sĭn′-)
n. pl. synchondro·ses (-sēz)
A form of articulation in which the bones are rigidly fused by cartilage.
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syn·chon·dro·sis

, pl. synchondroses (sin'kon-drō'sis, -sēz) [TA]
A union between two bones formed either by hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage.
Synonym(s): synchondrodial joint.
[syn- + chondros, cartilage, + -osis, condition]
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synchondrosis

A SYNARTHROSIS in which the bones are joined by a layer of cartilage.
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syn·chon·dro·sis

, pl. synchondroses (sin'kon-drō'sis, -sēz) [TA]
A union between two bones formed either by hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage.
Synonym(s): synchondrodial joint.
[syn- + chondros, cartilage, + -osis, condition]
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