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pl. symphyses [Gr., growing together]
1. A line of fusion between two bones that are separate in early development, as symphysis of the mandible.
2. A joint in which two bones are connected only by a fibrocartilaginous pad, as the pubic symphysis and the intervertebral disks.
SEE: cartilaginous joint
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Symphysis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734175/all/mandibular_symphysis.
Symphysis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734175/all/mandibular_symphysis. Accessed December 11, 2019.
Symphysis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734175/all/mandibular_symphysis
Symphysis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 11]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734175/all/mandibular_symphysis.
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