Syssarcosis Sys`sar*co"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to unite by flesh, to cover over with flesh; sy`n with + ?, ?, flesh.] (Anat.) The junction of bones by intervening muscles. [1913 Webster]

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  • syssarcosis — [sis΄är kō′sis] n. [ModL < Gr syssarkōsis, a being overgrown with flesh < syssarkousthai, to cover over with flesh < syn , with + sarx (gen. sarkos), flesh: see SARCASM] the connection of two or more bones by muscle …   English World dictionary

  • syssarcosis — /sis ahr koh sis/, n., pl. syssarcoses / seez/. Anat. the joining or attachment of bones by means of muscle. [1670 80; < NL < Gk syssárkosis; see SYS , SARC , OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • syssarcosis — A muscular articulation; union of bones by muscle; e.g., in man, the muscular connections of the patella. [G. syssarkosis, a being overgrown with flesh, fr. syn, with, + sarx, flesh] * * * sys·sar·co·sis (sis″ahr koґsis) [syn + sarc + osis] …   Medical dictionary

  • syssarcosis — n. connection of bones by means of muscles (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syssarcosis — sys·sar·co·sis …   English syllables

  • syssarcosis — /sɪsaˈkoʊsəs/ (say sisah kohsuhs) noun the union of bones by muscle. {New Latin, from Greek} …   Australian English dictionary

  • syssarcosis — n. (pl. syssarcoses) Anat. a connection between bones formed by intervening muscle. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk sussarkosis (as SYN , sarx, sarkos flesh) …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of medical roots, suffixes and prefixes — This is a list of roots, suffixes, and prefixes used in medical terminology, their meanings, and their etymology. There are a few rules when using medical roots. Firstly, prefixes and suffixes, primarily in Greek, but also in Latin, have a… …   Wikipedia

  • sys- — var. of syn before s: syssarcosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • syssarcotic — Relating to or characterized by syssarcosis. SYN: syssarcosic …   Medical dictionary

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