fibrous ankylosis

n.

Stiffening of a joint due to the presence of fibrous bands between and about the bones forming the joint.false ankylosis pseudankylosis

Nearby words

  1. fibrositic headache,
  2. fibrositis,
  3. fibrothorax,
  4. fibrotic,
  5. fibrous,
  6. fibrous astrocyte,
  7. fibrous capsule,
  8. fibrous cortical defect,
  9. fibrous dysplasia of bone,
  10. fibrous goiter


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