(Syn"ar*chy) n. [Gr. fr. to rule jointly with; sy`n with + to rule.] Joint rule or sovereignity. [R.]
(Syn`ar*te"sis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. a fastening together, fr. to fasten together.] A fastening or
knitting together; the state of being closely jointed; close union. [R.] Coleridge.
(||Syn`ar*thro"di*a) n. [NL.] (Anat.) Synarthrosis. Syn`ar*thro"di*al a. Dunglison.
(||Syn`ar*thro"sis) n.; pl. Synarthroses [NL., fr. Gr. a being jointed together, fr. to link
or joint together; sy`n with + a joint.] (Anat.) Immovable articulation by close union, as in sutures. It
sometimes includes symphysial articulations also. See the Note under Articulation, n., 1.
(Syn"as*try) n. [Pref. syn- + Gr. a star.] Concurrence of starry position or influence; hence,
similarity of condition, fortune, etc., as prefigured by astrological calculation. [R.] Motley.
(Syn*ax"is) n. [L., fr. Gr. fr. to bring together. See Synagogue.] A congregation; also, formerly,
the Lord's Supper. Jer. Taylor.
(Syn"carp) n. [NL. syncarpium. See Syncarpous.] (Bot.) A kind of aggregate fruit in which
the ovaries cohere in a solid mass, with a slender receptacle, as in the magnolia; also, a similar multiple
fruit, as a mulberry.
(||Syn*car"pi*um) n.; pl. Syncarpia [NL.] (Bot.) Same as Syncarp.
(Syn*car"pous) a. [Pref. syn- + Gr. a fruit.] (Bot.) Composed of several carpels consolidated
into one ovary.
(Syn*cat`e*gor`e*mat"ic) a. [Gr. sy`n with + a predicate. See Syn-, and Categorematic.]
(Logic) Not capable of being used as a term by itself; said of words, as an adverb or preposition.
(||Syn`chon*dro"sis) n.; pl. Synchondroses [NL., fr. Gr. sy`n with + cartilage.] (Anat.)
An immovable articulation in which the union is formed by cartilage. Syn`chon*dro"si*al, a.
(Syn`chon*drot"o*my) n. [Gr. union by cartilage + to cut.] (Surg.) Symphyseotomy.
(Syn`cho*re"sis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. sy`n with + a going.] (Rhet.) A concession made for the
purpose of retorting with greater force.
(Syn"chro*nal) a. [See Synchronous.] Happening at, or belonging to, the same time; synchronous; simultaneous.
Dr. H. More.
(Syn"chro*nal), n. A synchronal thing or event.
(Syn*chron"ic*al) a. [Cf. F. synchronique.] Happening at the same time; synchronous.
Boyle. Syn*chron"ic*al*ly, adv.
(Syn"chro*nism) n. [Gr. fr. to be contemporary with, from synchronous. See Synchronous.]
1. The concurrence of events in time; simultaneousness.
2. The tabular arrangement of historical events and personages, according to their dates.
3. (Paint.) A representation, in the same picture, of two or events which occured at different times.
(Syn`chro*nis"tic) a. Of or pertaining to synchronism; arranged according to correspondence
in time; as, synchronistic tables.