Meaning of SYMPHYSIS in English


n. (pl. symphyses)

1. the process of growing together.

2 a a union between two bones esp. in the median plane of the body. b the place or line of this.


symphyseal adj. symphysial adj.

Etymology: mod.L f. Gk sumphusis (as SYN-, phusis growth)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.