Etymology
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anchylosis (n.)

"stiffening of joints caused by consolidation or fusion of two or more bones into one," 1713, from Greek ankylos "crooked" (see angle (n.)) + -osis. Related: Anchylotic.

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Definitions of anchylosis

anchylosis (n.)
abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint;
Synonyms: ankylosis
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