, -·losed·, -·los·ing
to stiffen or join by ankylosis
Origin of ankylose; from ankylosis
verban·ky·losed, an·ky·los·ing, an·ky·los·es also an·chy·losed or an·chy·los·ing or an·chy·los·es
To join or consolidate by ankylosis.
To become joined or consolidated by ankylosis.
Origin of ankyloseBack-formation from ankylosis.
(third-person singular simple present ankyloses, present participle ankylosing, simple past and past participle ankylosed)
- (pathology) To cause bony structures to fuse or stiffen as a result of ankylosis.
- (intransitive, pathology) To suffer from ankylosis.
back formation from ankylosis