Definición de ankylosis en inglés:


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


[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.



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.


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

Más definiciones de ankylosis 

Definición de ankylosis en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día skosh
Pronunciación: skəʊʃ
a small amount; a little