synchondrosis


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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.

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]

synchondrosis

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

synchondrosis

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

synchondrosis

[sing′kondrō′sis] pl. synchondroses
Etymology: Gk, syn + chondros, cartilage
a cartilaginous joint creating a union between two immovable bones, such as the synchondroses of the cranium, the pubic symphysis, the sternum, and the manubrium.
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Synchondroses

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]

synchondrosis

A SYNARTHROSIS in which the bones are joined by a layer of cartilage.

synchondrosis

hyaline or fibrocartilaginous union between two bones, causing marked range of motion reduction

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]

synchondrosis (sing´kondrō´sis),

n a cartilaginous joint between two immovable bones such as the union between the sphenoid and occipital bones at the base of the skull.

synchondrosis

pl. synchondroses [Gr.] a type of cartilaginous joint in which the cartilage is usually converted into bone before or during early adult life and that serves to allow growth, e.g. intermandibular, intersternebrales (syn. sternales), spheno-occipitales.
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Grade 2###Clear separation of the synchondrosis is seen along most sections, except for some areas that are indistinct or suspicious
Grade 3###There is an area of fusion or bridging across a portion of the synchondrosis
Grade 4###Complete fusion of the synchondrosis with remnant sclerotic margin
The posterior intraoccipital synchondrosis showed initial evidence of closure (grade 2) in 78% of the cases from age of 18 months with a mean age of 23 months.
The anterior intraoccipital synchondrosis showed signs of early fusion (grade 2) starting from the age of 3 years and 6 months with a mean age of four years.
6], found that fusion of anterior intraoccipital synchondrosis began during the second year and displayed grade 4 level of fusion between the ages of 7 and 10 years.
The sphenooccipital synchondrosis showed wide variation in the age demonstrating initial CT evidence of fusion (grade 2), ranging from 4-10 years with the mean age of 7.
Madeline, [4] who found that the sphenooccipital synchondrosis showed signs of early fusion by the age of 8 years and reached grade 4 of closure at 16 years.