syssarcosis


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sys·sar·co·sis

 (sĭs′är-kō′sĭs)
n. pl. sys·sar·co·ses (-sēz)
The union or attachment of bones, such as the hyoid bone and lower jaw, by means of muscle.

[Greek sussarkōsis, state of being overgrown with flesh, from sussarkousthai, to be overgrown with flesh : sun-, syn- + sarkousthai, passive of sarkoun, to make fleshy (from sarx, sark-, flesh).]

syssarcosis

(ˌsɪsɑːˈkəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy the union or articulation of bones by muscle
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek sussarkōsis, from sussarkousthai, from sus- syn- + sarkoun to become fleshy, from sarx flesh]
syssarcotic adj

syssarcosis

- The joining of two or more bones by muscle.
See also related terms for joining.

syssarcosis

the joining of two or more bones by muscle.
See also: Anatomy, Bones
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