Examples 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
British Dictionary definitions for ankylosis
Word Origin for ankylosis
Word Origin and History for ankylosis
stiffening of joints after injury or surgery, alternative (and more etymological) spelling of anchylosis (q.v.).