[ sĭ-nōshē-ə, -shə ]


Fusion or close approach of the lobes of the ears in otocephaly.

Nearby words

  1. synorchidism,
  2. synoscheos,
  3. synosteosis,
  4. synosteotomy,
  5. synostosis,
  6. synovectomy,
  7. synovia,
  8. synovial,
  9. synovial bursa,
  10. synovial crypt

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Examples from the Web for synotia

  • Cyclopia is very frequently associated with the absence of both the internal and external ear, and with synotia (joined ears).

    Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot