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 (sĭn′dĕz-mō′sĭs, -dĕs-)
n. pl. syn·des·mo·ses (-sēz)
An articulation in which the bones are joined by a ligament.

[New Latin syndesmōsis : Greek sundesmos, bond, ligament (from sundein, to bind together; see syndetic) + -osis.]

syn′des·mot′ic (-mŏt′ĭk) adj.


n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy a type of joint in which the articulating bones are held together by a ligament of connective tissue
[New Latin, from Greek sundein to bind together; see syndesis]
syndesmotic adj


(ˌsɪn dɛzˈmoʊ sɪs, -dɛs-)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
a joining of bones by ligaments or other fibrous tissue.
[1720–30; < Greek sýndesm(os) bond (synde-, s. of syndeîn to bind together + -osis]
syn`des•mot′ic (-ˈmɒt ɪk) adj.
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Nathan, and Elliot, sure if have game Young " Young also reported that the Sam Jones is close to returning to full training after breaking his leg, his ankle, his syndesmosis and ripping all the ligaments in his ankle in October 2016.
He started against Plymouth and Wolves in the FA Cup, the latter a chastening defeat in which he ruptured his syndesmosis - the point just above the ankle where the tibia and the fibula meet.
Additionally, the FlexThread Fibula Pin is compatible with either screw or flexible fixation of the syndesmosis joint as needed, said the company.
3,5) The proximal tibiofibular articulation is synovial; more distally the fibula is firmly joined to the tibia by the tibiofibular syndesmosis with interosseous foramina and proximal and distal neurovascular bundles.
Five major injuries (dislocated shoulder (NYC), two ankle syndesmosis sprains (NYC), fractured eye socket (SS), MCL tear (NYC); three of which required surgery) suffered in the final four rounds amounted to eight recorded games missed.
Syndesmosis injuries may be roughly defined in three groups, as mild, moderate, and serious.
Distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injuries are usually associated with ankle fractures, especially common in Denis B and C fractures.
In patient 2, percutaneous screws were placed for medial tibial hemiepiphysiodesis and syndesmosis fixation.
Imaging can be helpful in confirming the diagnosis of PAIS or excluding other plausible posterior ankle conditions such as; Achilles tendinopathy, tarsal tunnel syndrome, osteochondral lesion, talocrural osteoarthritis and syndesmosis rupture that can often mimic PAIS.
Tibiofibular syndesmosis identified and release done.
Type I, which is the most frequent, occurs at the distal end of the membrane as a result of a syndesmosis ankle sprain [2-5] or an inversion-internal rotation injury [6-8].