Medical Term:

schindylesis

Pronunciation: skin′dī-lē′sis

Definition: A form of fibrous joint in which the sharp edge of one bone is received in a cleft in the edge of the other, as in the articulation of the vomer with the rostrum of the sphenoid.

Synonym(s): schindyletic joint, wedge-and-groove joint, wedge-and-groove suture

[G. schindylēsis, splintering]

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