noun, plural: sutures
(anatomy) A line of junction or the joint between two articulating bones, especially of the... Read More
A simple firm apposition of two smooth surfaces of bones, without overlap, as seen in the lacrimomaxillary... Read More
premaxillary suture -->
line of union of the two portions of the maxilla (pre-and postmaxilla); it is... Read More
suture of the divided ends of a tendon.
Synonym: tendinosuture, tendon suture, tenosuture.
Origin: teno-- G.... Read More
Joining together, usually by suture, of the two parts of a divided nerve.
Synonym: nerve suture,... Read More
1. The just adaptation of parts to each other, in any system or combination of things, or in things, or things... Read More
The most common and movable type of joint which is characterized by the presence of a layer of... Read More
a premature bursting open or splitting along natural or surgical suture lines. A complication of surgery that... Read More
Origin: OE. Seem, seam, AS. Seam; akin to D. Zoom, OHG. Soum, G. Saum, LG. Soom, Icel. Saumr, Sw. & Dan. Som, and... Read More
Longitudinal Section Definition
To describe the direction of movements and location of different body structures, a... Read More
noun, plural: guts
(1) The portions of the alimentary canal, particularly the stomach and the intestines... Read More
A movable joint comprised of a layer of fibrocartilage or hyaline cartilage that lines the opposing bony... Read More
type of craniosynostosis with premature closure of the coronal suture, resulting in abnormally short... Read More
Origin: aponeurosis - g. Rhaphe,... Read More