ankylo-


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ankylo-

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a combining form meaning '"hook,” “joint”: ankylostomiasis.
[< Greek ankýlos crooked, curved, adj. derivative of ánkos bend]
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Inverted, T-shaped silicone implant for the treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylo- sis.
Comparison of different materials for interposition arthroplasty in treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylo- sis surgery: long-term follow-up in 25 cases.
The results of this study showed more cases of congenital ankylo- sis (n=9) for which no definite reason can be found.