Definitions

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 articulation in which one bone is received into a groove or slit in another.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek a splitting into fragments.

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