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Anchylosis Explained

Anchylosis at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Anchylosis \An`chy*lo"sis\, Ankylosis \An`ky*lo"sis\, n. [NL.,
fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?, fr. ? to crook, stiffen, fr. ? crooked: cf.
F. ankylose.]
1. (Med.) Stiffness or fixation of a joint; formation of a
stiff joint. --Dunglison.

2. (Anat.) The union of two or more separate bones to from a
single bone; the close union of bones or other structures
in various animals.

anchylosis at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

anchylosis
n : abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint [syn:
{ankylosis}]

anchylosis at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

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    |passage=The end result is one of anchylosis of the joint and permanent lameness. ''
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