- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||the fusing or growing together of bones such that an abnormal union is formed.
||the growing together of similar plant parts or organs; coalescence.
||symphyseal (symphysial) (adj.)
The word symphysis
contains the following part:
that means with, together with
More about this word part:
The prefix sym-
occurs in Greek loanwords and hence attaches to Greek bases. It is an assimilated form of syn-
used before roots beginning with b, p, and m, such as "bio, bi, -be", "path, patho, -pathic, -pathy", and "metr, -meter, -metry". See syn-
and its other assimilated forms syl-