anchylosis

n.

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


Nearby words

  1. anchovy pear,
  2. anchusa,
  3. anchusin,
  4. anchylo-,
  5. anchylose,
  6. anchylostomiasis,
  7. ancien regime,
  8. ancien régime,
  9. ancienne noblesse,
  10. ancienne-lorette

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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