synostosis

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Related to bony ankylosis: adenomatous polyp, ankylose

syn·os·to·sis

 (sĭn′ŏs-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. syn·os·to·ses (-sēz)
The fusion of normally separate skeletal bones.

[syn- + Greek osteon, bone; see ost- in Indo-European roots + -osis.]

syn′os·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.

synostosis

(ˌsɪnɒsˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the (normal or abnormal) fusion of adjacent bones

syn•os•to•sis

(ˌsɪn ɒˈstoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
the union of separate bones into a single bone.
[1840–50; contraction of synosteosis]
Translations

syn·os·to·sis

, synosteosis
n. sinostosis, union ósea entre dos huesos adyacentes;
senile ______ senil;
tribacillary ______ tribacilar.
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The average time taken by bony ankylosis and complete arthodesis was 8 months (range 7 to 10 months).
CT scan shows that there was a bilateral complete three dimensional bony ankylosis with no internal anatomy left (Figure 2).
2-5) As these patients posses several problems like severe deformities of knee with bony ankylosis that results in difficulties in positioning, difficulty in giving anaesthesia due to fused spine, need for adductor tenotomy and release of other muscles around the hip, need for special implants like acetabular reinforcement rings, unpredictable gain in ROM, heterotopic ossification and influence of drug therapy (steroids and DMARDS).
The patient subsequently developed Type II bony ankylosis in left TMJ, which was diagnosed on clinical examination, and computed tomography.