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or symphyseal

[sim-fiz-ee-uh l] /sɪmˈfɪz i əl/
of, relating to, or noting a symphysis.
Origin of symphysial
First recorded in 1825-35; symphysi(s) + -al1
Related forms
postsymphysial, adjective
presymphysial, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In Choloepus the symphysial part is drawn out in a somewhat spout-like manner (fig. 91, 6).

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The symphysial portion is long, narrow, and spout-like, and the coronoid process is small.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
symphysial in Medicine

symphysial sym·phys·i·al (sĭm-fĭz'ē-əl) or sym·phy·se·al (sĭm'-fĭ-sē'əl, sĭm-fĭz'ē-əl)
Of, relating to, or characterized by a symphysis.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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