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Medical Term:

synchondrosis

Pronunciation: sin'kon-dro'sis, -sez

Definition: Cartilaginous joint in which two bones are united either by hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage.

Synonym(s): synchondrodial jointTA

[Mod. L. fr. G. syn, together, + chondros, cartilage, + -osis, condition]

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