- Of or pertaining to ankylosis.
Variant of ankylosis
- Med. a stiffening of a joint, caused by the pathological joining of bones or fibrous parts, as from an injury
- Zool. a joining of bones or fibrous parts into a single part
Origin of ankylosisClassical Greek ankylōsis ; from ankyloun, to crook, stiffen ; from ankylos, crooked: see ankle