Definición de ankylosis en inglés:

ankylosis

Saltos de línea: an¦ky|losis
Pronunciación: /ˌaŋkɪˈləʊsɪs
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
Abnormal stiffening and immobility of a joint due to fusion of the bones.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There was ankylosis of both sacroiliac joints.
  • Pain relief and frequent passive movements prevent contractures and joint ankylosis.
  • Spondylitis means inflammation of the spine, and ankylosis means that a joint has become fixed solid so that it cannot bend.

Origen

early 18th century: from Greek ankulōsis, from ankuloun 'to crook', from ankulos 'crooked'.

Derivativos

ankylotic

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A preauricular approach was made exposing the ankylotic segment which was extensively resectioned and a new glenoid cavity was created.
  • The treatment plan provides the extraction of the ankylotic deciduous molars and their replacement with implant-borne single crowns.
  • In adults, movement can be restored by removing the ankylotic mass with reconstruction using either a costrochondral graft or alloplastic joint prostheses.

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