ankˈylosed or anchˈylosed adjective
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Main Entry:ankylosis

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  • ankylosed — adjective a) Subjected to . b) Stiffened or inflexible, especially with regard to the joints of the skeleton …   Wiktionary

  • ankylosed — Stiffened; bound by adhesions; denoting a joint in a state of ankylosis. * * * an·ky·losed (angґkə lōzd) fused or obliterated, as a joint …   Medical dictionary

  • ankylosed — v. grow together and merge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ankylosed tooth — submerged t …   Medical dictionary

  • be/become ankylosed — Medicine (of bones or a joint) be or become stiffened or united by ankylosis. → ankylose …   English new terms dictionary

  • arthrolysis — Restoration of mobility in stiff and ankylosed joints through the process of disrupting intraarticular and extraarticular adhesions. [arthro + G. lysis, a loosening] * * * ar·throl·y·sis är thräl ə səs n, pl y·ses .sēz surgical restoration of… …   Medical dictionary

  • submerged tooth — a deciduous tooth, usually a second mandibular molar, that has undergone resorption and has become ankylosed to the bone, thus preventing its exfoliation and replacement by a permanent tooth; it appears to be submerged below the level of… …   Medical dictionary

  • pleurodont — /ˈplurədɒnt/ (say ploohruhdont) adjective 1. ankylosed or attached to the inner edge of the jaw, as a tooth. 2. having teeth so ankylosed, as certain lizards. –noun 3. a pleurodont animal. {pleur + odont} …  

  • epiphysis — noun (plural epiphyses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, growth, from epiphyesthai to grow on, from epi + phyesthai to grow, middle voice of phyein to bring forth more at be Date: 1634 1. a part or process of a bone that ossifies separately and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Osseointegration — derives from the Greek osteon, bone, and the Latin integrare, to make whole. The term refers to the direct structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load bearing artificial implant. Osseointegration has… …   Wikipedia

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