from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In anatomy, an articulation formed by the reception of a thin plate of one bone into a fissure of another, as the articulation of the rostrum of the sphenoid with the vomer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Anat.) A form of articulation in which one bone is received into a groove or slit in another.
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- noun anatomy A form of
articulationin which one boneis received into a grooveor slitin another.
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From Ancient Greek a splitting into fragments.
There are four varieties of synarthrosis: sutura, schindylesis, gomphosis, and synchondrosis.