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ankylose

[ang-kuh-lohs] /ˈæŋ kəˌloʊs/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), ankylosed, ankylosing.
1.
to unite or grow together, as the bones of a joint or the root of a tooth and its surrounding bone.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; back formation from ankylosis
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British Dictionary definitions for ankylosed

ankylose

/ˈæŋkɪˌləʊs; -ˌləʊz/
verb
1.
(of bones in a joint, etc) to fuse or stiffen by ankylosis
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ankylosed in Medicine

ankylosed an·ky·losed (āng'kə-lōst', -lōzd')
adj.

  1. Stiffened or bound by adhesions.

  2. Of or relating to a joint in a state of ankylosis.

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