anchylosis


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an·chy·lo·sis

 (ăng′kə-lō′sĭs)
n.
Variant of ankylosis.
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Noun1.anchylosis - abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a jointanchylosis - abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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In 1824, Benjamin Travers (1783-1858), a British surgeon, published in The Lancet, an account of a ""curious case of anchylosis of great part of vertebral column".