or sym·phys·e·al

[ sim-fiz-ee-uhl ]

  1. of, relating to, or noting a symphysis.

Origin of symphysial

First recorded in 1825–35; symphysi(s) + -al1

Other words from symphysial

  • post·sym·phys·i·al, adjective
  • pre·sym·phys·i·al, adjective

Words Nearby symphysial Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use symphysial in a sentence

  • 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