Syndesmology


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Syndesmology

 

the branch of anatomy that studies articulations, joints, and ligaments. General syndesmology studies the types of articulations, and specialized syndesmology the particular features of each joint. The methods used in syndesmology include preparation and the microscopic and X-ray study of joint structure.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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