Definition of Anchylosis. Meaning of Anchylosis. Synonyms of Anchylosis

Definition of Anchylosis. Meaning of Anchylosis. Synonyms of Anchylosis

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Anchylosis. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Anchylosis and, of course, Anchylosis synonyms and on the right images related to the word Anchylosis.

Definition of Anchylosis

Anchylosis
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.

Meaning of Anchylosis from wikipedia

- Ankylosis or anchylosis (from Gr**** ἀγκύλος, bent, crooked) is a stiffness of a joint due to abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of the joint,...
- neighbor from Arjona. Rivas was an elderly Christian, suffering from anchylosis and paralysis in his left arm. One night, Rivas began to see strange...
- instance, alleged to have been cured of her medically diagnosed condition of anchylosis on 14 April 1732 and said of it, "They caused me to take wine in which...
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