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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In true ankylosis there is bony or fibrous adhesion between the surfaces of the joint within the capsule, whereas in false ankylosis the problems lie in the surrounding structures.
Any condition that gives rise to osseous or fibrous adhesion between the surfaces of the temporo-mandibular joint is a true ankylosis.