1. The tendency sometimes seen in two diseases to coalesce into one. 2. The state of harmonious association with others. 3. In anatomy, a number of similar structures inclined in one general direction; e.g., the spinous processes of a series of vertebrae, the ribs. [syn- + G. trope, a turning]
- inverse s. a situation in which the presence of one disease tends to decrease the possibility of another.

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syn·tro·py (sinґtrə-pe) the state of being syntropic.

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