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ankylose

[ ang-kuh-lohs ]
/ 藞忙艐 k蓹藢lo蕣s /
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verb (used with or without object), an路ky路losed, an路ky路los路ing.
to unite or grow together, as the bones of a joint or the root of a tooth and its surrounding bone.
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Origin of ankylose

First recorded in 1780鈥90; back formation from ankylosis
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British Dictionary definitions for ankylose

ankylose

anchylose

/ (藞忙艐k瑟藢l蓹蕣s, -藢l蓹蕣z) /

verb
(of bones in a joint, etc) to fuse or stiffen by ankylosis
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