arthrogryposis


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ar·thro·gry·po·sis

 (är′thrə-grə-pō′sĭs)
n. pl. ar·thro·gry·po·ses (-sēz)
The permanent fixation of a joint in a contracted position.

[arthro- + Late Latin grȳpōsis, hooking (from Late Greek grūpōsis, from Greek grūpousthai, to become hooked, from grūpos, hook-nosed).]
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Mark was born with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC), which affects his joints and makes it difficult for him to walk, work or do things independently.
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