syndesis

[ sin-duh-sis, sin-dee- ]
/ ˈsɪn də sɪs, sɪnˈdi- /

noun, plural syn·de·ses [sin-duh-seez, sin-dee-seez]. /ˈsɪn dəˌsiz, sɪnˈdi siz/. Cell Biology.

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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
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British Dictionary definitions for syndesis

syndesis
/ (sɪnˈdiːsɪs) /

noun grammar

the use of syndetic constructions
another name for polysyndeton (def. 2)

Word Origin for syndesis

C20: from Greek, from sundein to bind together, from syn- + dein to bind
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Medical definitions for syndesis

syndesis
[ sĭndĭ-sĭs, sĭn-dē- ]

n.

arthrodesis
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