synostosis


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syn·os·to·sis

 (sĭn′ŏs-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. syn·os·to·ses (-sēz)
The fusion of normally separate skeletal bones.

[syn- + Greek osteon, bone; see ost- in Indo-European roots + -osis.]

syn′os·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.

synostosis

(ˌsɪnɒsˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the (normal or abnormal) fusion of adjacent bones

syn•os•to•sis

(ˌsɪn ɒˈstoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
the union of separate bones into a single bone.
[1840–50; contraction of synosteosis]
Translations

syn·os·to·sis

, synosteosis
n. sinostosis, union ósea entre dos huesos adyacentes;
senile ______ senil;
tribacillary ______ tribacilar.
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Children with metopic, unicoronal or lambdoid synostosis were much more likely to have a learning problem than children with the most common form of single-suture craniosynostosis -- sagittal synostosis.
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The technique was later modified by Morrey and coworkers (25) in 1985 as there was a risk of radioulnar synostosis involved with the ulnar stripping.
CMF of the skull is believed to most often arise from the synostosis at the base of the skull or from skull sutures.
Coronal suture synostosis is accompanied by flattening of the ipsilateral forehead, compensatory contralateral bossing, shortening and upwards displacement of the greater sphenoid wing with a flattened vertically elongated orbit (harlequin eye) (Fig.
At necropsy, no cases of synostosis between ulna and radius were found in any plate system.
The youngster needed the op to relieve pressure on his brain caused by cranial synostosis.
The other occurred in a patient with an idiopathic synostosis undergoing FOA.
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Unfortunately, there have been subsequent reports of patients developing radioulnar synostosis following this procedure (16, 17).