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[sin-duh-sis, sin-dee-] /ˈsɪn də sɪs, sɪnˈdi-/
noun, plural syndeses
[sin-duh-seez, sin-dee-seez] /ˈsɪn dəˌsiz, sɪnˈdi siz/ (Show IPA).
Cell Biology.
synapsis (def 1).
Origin of syndesis
< New Latin < Greek sýndesis equivalent to syn- syn- + désis a binding together, equivalent to de- (stem of deîn to bind) + -sis -sis Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for syndesis


noun (grammar)
the use of syndetic constructions
another name for polysyndeton (sense 2)
Word Origin
C20: from Greek, from sundein to bind together, from syn- + dein to bind
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syndesis in Medicine

syndesis syn·de·sis (sĭn'dĭ-sĭs, sĭn-dē'-)
See arthrodesis.

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