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English definition of “symphysis”

symphysis

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɪm.fɪ.sɪs/ ( plural symphyses /ˈsɪm.fɪ.siːz/ ) specialized us  
a place in the body where two bones are directly and permanently joined together by cartilage (= strong tissue)
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