ankylose


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an·ky·lose

also an·chy·lose (ăng′kə-lōs′, -lōz′)
v. an·ky·losed, an·ky·los·ing, an·ky·los·es also an·chy·losed or an·chy·los·ing or an·chy·los·es
v.tr.
To join or consolidate by ankylosis.
v.intr.
To become joined or consolidated by ankylosis.

[Back-formation from ankylosis.]

ankylose

(ˈæŋkɪˌləʊs; -ˌləʊz) or

anchylose

vb
(Medicine) (of bones in a joint, etc) to fuse or stiffen by ankylosis

an•ky•lose

(ˈæŋ kəˌloʊs)

v.t., v.i. -losed, -los•ing.
to unite, as the bones of a joint.
[1780–90; back formation from ankylosis]

ankylose


Past participle: ankylosed
Gerund: ankylosing

Imperative
ankylose
ankylose
Present
I ankylose
you ankylose
he/she/it ankyloses
we ankylose
you ankylose
they ankylose
Preterite
I ankylosed
you ankylosed
he/she/it ankylosed
we ankylosed
you ankylosed
they ankylosed
Present Continuous
I am ankylosing
you are ankylosing
he/she/it is ankylosing
we are ankylosing
you are ankylosing
they are ankylosing
Present Perfect
I have ankylosed
you have ankylosed
he/she/it has ankylosed
we have ankylosed
you have ankylosed
they have ankylosed
Past Continuous
I was ankylosing
you were ankylosing
he/she/it was ankylosing
we were ankylosing
you were ankylosing
they were ankylosing
Past Perfect
I had ankylosed
you had ankylosed
he/she/it had ankylosed
we had ankylosed
you had ankylosed
they had ankylosed
Future
I will ankylose
you will ankylose
he/she/it will ankylose
we will ankylose
you will ankylose
they will ankylose
Future Perfect
I will have ankylosed
you will have ankylosed
he/she/it will have ankylosed
we will have ankylosed
you will have ankylosed
they will have ankylosed
Future Continuous
I will be ankylosing
you will be ankylosing
he/she/it will be ankylosing
we will be ankylosing
you will be ankylosing
they will be ankylosing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ankylosing
you have been ankylosing
he/she/it has been ankylosing
we have been ankylosing
you have been ankylosing
they have been ankylosing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ankylosing
you will have been ankylosing
he/she/it will have been ankylosing
we will have been ankylosing
you will have been ankylosing
they will have been ankylosing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ankylosing
you had been ankylosing
he/she/it had been ankylosing
we had been ankylosing
you had been ankylosing
they had been ankylosing
Conditional
I would ankylose
you would ankylose
he/she/it would ankylose
we would ankylose
you would ankylose
they would ankylose
Past Conditional
I would have ankylosed
you would have ankylosed
he/she/it would have ankylosed
we would have ankylosed
you would have ankylosed
they would have ankylosed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ankylose - produce ankylosis by surgery
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
bring together, join - cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
2.ankylose - undergo ankylosisankylose - undergo ankylosis; "joints ankylose"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
grow - increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"; "her hair doesn't grow much anymore"
Translations
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