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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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Will has arthrogryposis, a condition which affects development of the limbs.
The 31-year-old was born with arthrogryposis, which severely restricts movement in his limbs and required multiple operations.
Table tennis player Bayley, was one of the stars of the London 2012 and Rio 2016 games and has suffered from arthrogryposis since birth, a rare condition affecting all four of his limbs.
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Garramone was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita a condition that led to multiple congenital malformations in her arms, hands and legs and limits the range of motion of her joints.
The Glenbard West senior was born with arthrogryposis, a musculoskeletal condition, and uses a wheelchair.
The North Shields youngster was born with Arthrogryposis, a condition which contracts the muscles and tendons, and means he needs regular surgery.
Seren has arthrogryposis, which means her limbs aren't quite straight, but her mum hopes that ongoing therapy can solve the issue.
The campaign will highlight a number of remarkable children flown by Miracle Flights, kicking off with video of 10-year-old Rosa Vaughan-a 20-time Miracle Flight recipient from San Diego born with a rare joint condition called arthrogryposis, who gushes over an assortment of Lovepop Bear cards.
He presented micrognathia, multiple contractures of the joints (arthrogryposis), rocker bottom feet, clenched hands and scissor legs.
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