fusion of two bones at a suture. Go to Skull Vault disorders page.
osteon = bone; junction between two bones made of bone, e.g., bones of skull after sutures are complete (c. 26 years), junction of a diaphysis with an epiphysis when growth of a long bone has ceased.
a joint in which the dense fibrous connective tissue that LETTERes bones at a suture has been replaced by bone, resulting in a complete fusion across the suture line
abnormal and premature joining of the skull bones.
The union of adjacent bones by means of osseous union of bones that are normally separate
When adjacent bones join together, having normally been separate bones. This includes parts of a single bone formed by osseous material (ossified connective cartilage or fibrous tissue). Compare with ankylosis.
A synarthrosis formed by the fusion of the articulating elements.
Knitting together of bony material where normally the bones would be separate.