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an·ky·lo·sisalso an·chy·lo·sis (ăng′kə-lō′sĭs)
1. The consolidation of bones or their parts to form a single unit.
2. The stiffening and immobility of a joint as the result of disease, trauma, surgery, or abnormal bone fusion.
[New Latin, from Greek ankulōsis, stiffening of the joints, from ankuloun, to crook, bend, from ankulos, crooked, bent.]
an′ky·lot′ic (-lŏt′ĭk) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||ankylotic - relating to or characteristic of the abnormality ankylosis|
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