Definition of symphyseal in English:

symphyseal

adjective

Anatomy Zoology

See symphysis

  • ‘The tooth plate has a prominent mesial angle, somewhat blunted, from which the labial margin slopes sharply distad, then veers outward, and finally turns distad again to parallel the straight symphyseal edge.’
  • ‘Radiographic examination revealed an irregular radiolucency in the mandible symphyseal region between the right and left premolars.’
  • ‘The oral surface bears three robust tritors: an elongate outer tritor along the labial margin and anterior and posterior tritors near the symphyseal margin.’
  • ‘The lingual ridge diminishes in height approaching the symphysis where it is absent, producing a narrow symphyseal trough.’
  • ‘The symphyseal region of the mandibles is short, wide, and slightly downturned.’

Pronunciation

symphyseal

/sɪmˈfɪzɪəl/