ankylose definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To join or consolidate by ankylosis.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to be joined or consolidated by ankylosis.
  • verb:
    • To cause bony frameworks to fuse or stiffen as a consequence of ankylosis.
    • To suffer from ankylosis.
    • identical to anchylose.
    • create ankylosis by surgery
    • go through ankylosis
  • others:
    • to correct immovably, as a joint; stiffen.
    • In osteology, to be consolidated, together bone with another or a tooth with a jaw; become solidly united bone tissue to bone tissue; grow together, as a couple of bones; result bony union or ankylosis.
    • Improperly spelled anchylose.

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