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Definition noun, plural: sutures (anatomy) A line of junction or the joint between two articulating bones, especially of the... Read More

Plane suture

plane suture A simple firm apposition of two smooth surfaces of bones, without overlap, as seen in the lacrimomaxillary... Read More

Premaxillary suture

premaxillary suture --> incisive suture line of union of the two portions of the maxilla (pre-and postmaxilla); it is... Read More


tenorrhaphy suture of the divided ends of a tendon. Synonym: tendinosuture, tendon suture, tenosuture. Origin: teno-- G.... Read More


neurorrhaphy Joining together, usually by suture, of the two parts of a divided nerve. Synonym: nerve suture,... Read More


Harmony 1. The just adaptation of parts to each other, in any system or combination of things, or in things, or things... Read More

Movable joint

Definition noun The most common and movable type of joint which is characterized by the presence of a layer of... Read More


Dehiscence a premature bursting open or splitting along natural or surgical suture lines. A complication of surgery that... Read More


seam 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

Longitudinal Section Definition To describe the direction of movements and location of different body structures, a... Read More


Definition noun, plural: guts (1) The portions of the alimentary canal, particularly the stomach and the intestines... Read More

Synovial joint

Definition noun A movable joint comprised of a layer of fibrocartilage or hyaline cartilage that lines the opposing bony... Read More


Acrobrachycephaly type of craniosynostosis with premature closure of the coronal suture, resulting in abnormally short... Read More


Aponeurorrhaphy Synonym: fasciorrhaphy. Origin: aponeurosis - g. Rhaphe,... Read More