Definition of Ankylosis. Meaning of Ankylosis. Synonyms of Ankylosis

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Definition of Ankylosis

Ankylosis
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.
Ankylosis
Ankylosis An`ky*lo"sis, n. Same as Anchylosis.

Meaning of Ankylosis from wikipedia

- outside the joint are affected, the term "false ankylosis" has been used in contradistinction to "true ankylosis", in which the disease is within the joint...
- tooth ankylosis and the causes of tooth ankylosis remain uncertain to a large extent. However, it is evident that the incident rate of ankylosis in deciduous...
- Fibrous ankylosis is a fibrous connective tissue process which results in decreased range of motion. Symptoms present as bony ankylosis, in which osseous...
- to grow very rapidly at the age of 13, due to gigantism. This led to ankylosis (abnormal rigidity of the skeletal joints). By 1882, he could not stand...
- used to treat bony ankylosis, e.g.: Gap arthroplasty using interpositional materials between the cut segments. Fibrous ankylosis: usually results due...
- doi:10.1038/ng.873. PMC 3640413. PMID 21743469. Haroon N (June 2015). "Ankylosis in ankylosing spondylitis: current concepts". Clinical Rheumatology. 34...
- definition (by Schroeder et al.) defines osseointegration as "functional ankylosis (bone adherence)", where new bone is laid down directly on the implant...
- [citation needed] Arthrodesis, also known as artificial ankylosis or syndesis, is the artificial induction of joint ossification between two bones by...
- for no evident cause. External replacement resorption occurs following ankylosis of the root of the alveolar bone. The tooth tissue is resorbed and replaced...
- when the involved tooth will not erupt any further due to impaction or ankylosis; if extensive work would be required to restore structural damage; or...
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