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Pronunciation: ang′ki-lō

Definition: Bent, crooked, stiff, fused, fixed, closed.

[G. ankylos, bent, crooked; ankylōsis, stiffening of the joints, fr. ankos, a bend, a hollow]

See Also: ancylo-

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