Definition of Symphysis. Meaning of Symphysis. Synonyms of Symphysis

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Definition of Symphysis

Symphysis
Symphysis Sym"phy*sis, n.; pl. Symphyses. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to make to grow together; sy`n with + ? to cause to grow; to grow.] (Anat.) (a) An articulation formed by intervening cartilage; as, the pubic symphysis. (b) The union or coalescence of bones; also, the place of union or coalescence; as, the symphysis of the lower jaw. Cf. Articulation.

Meaning of Symphysis from wikipedia

- The pubic symphysis (or Latin: symphysis pubica) is a cartilaginous joint that sits between and joins the left and right superior rami of the pubic bones...
- pubic symphysis sacrococcygeal symphysis intervertebral disc between two vertebrae in the sternum, between the manubrium and body mandibular symphysis, in...
- Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) is a condition that causes excessive movement of the pubic symphysis, either anterior or lateral, as well as ****ociated...
- the median line by a faint ridge, indicating the mandibular symphysis (Latin: symphysis menti) or line of junction where the two lateral halves of the...
- from the top of the mother's uterus to the top of the mother's pubic symphysis. Fundal height, when expressed in centimeters, roughly corresponds to...
- mons veneris) is a rounded m**** of fatty tissue found over the pubic symphysis of the pubic bones. For females, the mons pubis forms the anterior portion...
- The sacrococcygeal symphysis (sacrococcygeal articulation, articulation of the sacrum and coccyx) is an amphiarthrodial joint, formed between the oval...
- iliopubic eminence, the pecten of the pubis, and the upper part of the pubic symphysis. The pelvic outlet or inferior pelvic aperture is the region between the...
- symphysis pubis is the separation of normally joined pubic bones, as in the dislocation of the bones, without a fracture. Separation of the symphysis...
- mandibular prominences, and the point where these sides join, the mandibular symphysis, is still visible as a faint ridge in the midline. Like other symphyses...
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