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noun: A growing together.
From Latin, from Greek symphysis (growing together), from syn- (with) + phyein (to grow). Earliest documented use: 1578.
The word is often used in anatomy to describe the fusion of two bones, cartilages, etc. It is also used for the line or junction thus formed.
“How do you begin to describe the symphysis of the psyche with as many points of contact as there are stars in the universe?”
Michael J. A. Speyer; The Chronicles of Samuel Sassodoro; Lulu; 2006.
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