synchondrosis


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syn·chon·dro·sis

 (sĭng′kŏn-drō′sĭs, sĭn′-)
n. pl. syn·chon·dro·ses (-sēz)
A form of articulation in which the bones are rigidly fused by cartilage.

[New Latin synchondrōsis, from Greek sunkhondrōsis : sun-, syn- + khondros, cartilage + -ōsis, -osis.]

synchondrosis

(ˌsɪŋkɒnˈdrəʊsɪs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the joining of two bones by cartilage
Translations

syn·chon·dro·sis

n. sincondrosis, articulación inmóvil de superficies unidas por tejido cartilaginoso.
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Os trigonum which persists separately in 7-14% of the population, has cartilaginous synchondrosis between the ossicle.
The spheno-occipital synchondrosis fuses prematurely in patients with Crouzon syndrome and midface hypoplasia compared with age-and gender-matched controls.
7] Failure of fusion of XY complex with Z at the dento synchondrosis or maintenance of transitory intervertebral disc at this point, produces an os odontoideum thought to be induced by excessive movement at the time of ossification of dens.
Ranly13 said synchondrosis closed by ossification cannot be reacted again by injecting GH which indicates that GH treatments for short-statured children should start before the spheno-occipital synchondrosis closes to ensure more growth promotion effects.
Virchow named the lesion "ecchordosis physaliphora," based on his theory that it was derived from the spheno-occipital synchondrosis.
Regarding the ossification of chondrocranium (Table 2), in Mabuya species, it starts in stage 39 (D&H); after that, all elements of chondrocranium are ossified and joined by synchondrosis (stage 40 D&H).
The nasopharynx diameter (line N) is measured from the sphenobasioccipital synchondrosis (D') to the posterosuperior part of the hard palate (C') and in practice represents the anteroposterior diameter of the nasopharyngeal space (figure, B).