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a combining form meaning “hook,” “joint,” used in the formation of technical terms: ancylostomiasis.
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Also anchylo-, ankylo- .

Origin of ancylo-

A combining form representing Greek ankýlos “crooked, curved,” akin to ánkos “bend, hollow, mountain glen,” cognate with Latin uncus “bent”; see also angle2
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Medical definitions for ancylo-

ancylo-

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Variant ofankylo-
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