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Definition of: ankylosis

(angkə·lōsis) noun
1. Anat. The knitting together or consolidation of two bones or parts of bones.
2. Pathol. The abnormal adhesion of bones, especially those forming a joint; stiffening of a joint. Also spelled anchylosis. [ < NL < Gk. ankylōsis < ankylos crooked]
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ky·lot′ic (-lotik) adjective

Most often used phrases:

bony ankylosis
joint ankylosis
fibrous ankylosis

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