Ankylosis

Severe stiffness of a joint, often due to the bone surfaces forming the joint being destroyed by disease and fusing together so there is no movement in the (former) joint

ankylosis

Fusion of bones across a joint. Complication of chronic inflammation. See ankylosing spondylitis.

Ankylosis

Ankylosis or anchylosis (from Greek ἀγκύλος, bent, crooked) is a stiffness of a joint due to abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of the joint, which may be the result of injury or disease. The rigidity may be complete or partial and may be due to inflammation of the tendinous or muscular structures outside the joint or of the tissu...
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Ankylosis

• (n.) The union of two or more separate bones to from a single bone; the close union of bones or other structures in various animals. • (n.) Stiffness or fixation of a joint; formation of a stiff joint. • (n.) Same as Anchylosis.
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ankylosis

<orthopaedics, rheumatology> Fusion of bones across a joint. Complication of chronic inflammation. ... See: ankylosing spondylitis. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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ankylosis

(ang″kә-lo´sis) pl. ankylo´ses immobility and consolidation of a joint due to disease, injury, or surgical procedure. adj., ankylot´ic., adj. Ankylosis may be caused by destruction of the membranes that line the joint or by faulty bone structure. It is most often a result of chronic rheumatoid arthri...
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ankylosis

anchylosis noun abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint
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Ankylosis

An`ky·lo'sis noun Same as Anchylosis .
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Ankylosis

A condition where two hard tissues are fused together. When this happens to a tooth and the alveolar bone, the tooth partially erupts.
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ankylosis

Abnormal immobility and consolidation of a joint
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Ankylosis

Abnormal immobility and fusion of a joint. Noted as cause of faulty tails in the German Shepherd dog standard.
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Ankylosis

Abnormal immobility and fusion of a joint. Noted as cause of faulty tails in the German Shepherd Dog standard.
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Ankylosis

Ankylosis is an abnormal adhesion or immobility of the bones in a joint, caused by example by a direct joining of the bones, a fibrous growth of tissues within the joint, or surgery.
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Ankylosis

Ankylosis: Stiffness or, more often, fusion of a joint. From the Greek ankylsis, meaning stiffening of a joint.
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Ankylosis

bony fusion of the two surfaces of a joint to each other, which prevents movement. Ankylosis of the tooth root to its bony socket may causes root resorption.
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ankylosis

fusion of a joint by bone or a tight fibrous union, occurring as a result of a disease process, e.g. following septic arthritis (pyarthrosis), or in ankylosing spondylitis, or healed tuberculosis of bone etc
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Ankylosis

Fusion of a joint by bone or a tight fibrous union, occurring as a result of a disease process, e.g. following septic arthritis (pyarthrosis), in ankylosing spondylitis, healed tuberculosis of bone etc.
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Ankylosis

Immobility or stiffness of a joint.
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ankylosis

The fixation or immobility of a joint as a result of trauma, surgery, bone fusion or disease.
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Ankylosis

The fusion of a joint.
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ankylosis

The immobility and consolidation of a joint, secondary to trauma, infection, or surgery.
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ankylosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: ang′ki-lō′sis Definitions: 1. Stiffening or fixation of a joint as the result of a disease process, with fibrous or bony union across the joint; fusion.
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ankylosis

[n] - abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint
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