What does anchylosis mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ankylosis, anchylosis(noun)

    abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anchylosis(noun)

    alt. of Ankylosis

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. 'agky`lwsis, fr. 'agkyloy^n to crook, stiffen, fr. 'agky`los crooked: cf. F. ankylose.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Anchylosis

    Ankylosis, ang-kī-lō′sis, n. the coalescence of two bones, or the union of the different parts of a bone: stiffness in a joint through destruction of the articular cartilages, or a thickening and shortening of the natural fibrous tissues around the joint. [Gr.; angkylos, crooked.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anchylosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anchylosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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