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English definition of “syndesmosis”


noun [C]     /ˌsɪn.dezˈməʊ.sɪs/ US  /ˌsɪn.dezˈmoʊ.sɪs/ specialized
a joint where two bones are held together by ligaments (= strong strips of tissue ): Some ankle fractures have an associated injury to the syndesmosis.Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of syndesmosis noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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