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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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