intracapsular ankylosis

[ ĭn′trə-kăpsə-lər ]

n.

Stiffness of a joint due to the presence of bony or fibrous adhesions between the articular surfaces of the joint.

Nearby words

  1. intra-arterial,
  2. intra-atomic,
  3. intra-atrial block,
  4. intra-atrial conduction,
  5. intracapsular,
  6. intracapsular ligament,
  7. intracardiac,
  8. intracardiac catheter,
  9. intracartilaginous,
  10. intracatheter


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