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Origin of ankylosis
OTHER WORDS FROM ankylosisan·ky·lot·ic [ang-kuh-lot-ik], /ˌæŋ kəˈlɒt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby ankylosis
Example sentences from the Web for ankylosis
The ankylosis may be fibrous or osseous, and may be intra- or extra-articular.
When inflammation has caused the joint-ends of the bones to be fused together the ankylosis is termed osseous or complete.
Creed: A metaphor with ankylosis—a figure of speech frozen stiff with fright.The Roycroft Dictionary|Elbert Hubbard
Degeneration of the cartilage tissue: Ankylosis, Gout, Arthritis deformans.Valere Aude|Louis Dechmann
To differentiate by manipulation between muscular fixation and ankylosis, it may be necessary to anæsthetise the patient.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles