noun, plural sym·phy·ses [sim-fuh-seez] /ˈsɪm fəˌsiz/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Origin of symphysis
Examples from the Web for symphysis
Historical Examples of symphysis
The symphysis is long, contracted, and hollowed out in the shape of a ladle.Extinct Birds
The symphysis in the adult Oregon specimen of stejnegeri is 140 mm.The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae
The symphysis is rather short and formed by the pubis alone.
The symphysis is long and includes part of both pubis and ischium.
Both pubis and ischium contribute to the symphysis which is often very long.