synchondrosis


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synchondrosis

[‚sin·kän′drō·səs]
(anatomy)
A type of synarthrosis in which the bone surfaces are connected by cartilage.
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It is expected, based on normal facial growth directions, that ACM would interrupt or halt normal growth by creating an increase in facial convexity and facial heights by interfering with the growth of the spheno-occipital synchondrosis in the forward and downward directional growth pattern (following Cohen 2006; Enlow and Hans 2008; Moyers and Enlow 1988; Proffett 2007).
Fibroblast growth factors (FGFs) FGFs are a highly conserved family of epithelial signaling factors that are crucial for tooth development, craniofacial patterning, growth regulation, skeleton genesis, and synchondrosis regulation [Nie et al.
These are: (1) the Kerckring ossicle (ko), (2) posterior intraoccipital synchondrosis (pio), (3) anterior intraoccipital synchondrosis (aio), (4) sphenooccipital synchondrosis (sos), (5) petrooccipital fissure (pof) and (6) occipitomastoid suture (oms).
The acromial fragment and synchondrosis were easily identified, and the borders of the synchondrosis were hypertrophic.
The talus/os trigonum synchondrosis appeared intact, although subchondral erosions were present along the articular margins (Figure 1).
Degeneration of the accessory navicular synchondrosis presenting as rupture of the posterior tibial tendon.