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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sim'fi-sis, -sez


  1. Form of cartilaginous joint in which union between two bones is effected by means of fibrocartilage.
  2. A union, meeting point, or commissure of any two structures.
  3. A pathologic adhesion or growing together.

Synonym(s): amphiarthrosis

[G. a growing together]

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