meaning of anchylosis

anchylosis meaning in General Dictionary

tightness or fixation of a joint development of a stiff joint

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  • unusual adhesion and rigidity of bones of a joint
  • Alt. of Ankylosis

anchylosis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"stiffness of joints," 1713, from Greek ankylos "crooked" (see angle (letter.)) + -osis.


anchylosis meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Alt. of Ankylosis