from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To join or consolidate by ankylosis.
- intransitive v. To become joined or consolidated by ankylosis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cause bony structures to fuse or stiffen as a result of ankylosis.
- v. To suffer from ankylosis.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. Same as anchylose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To fix immovably, as a joint; stiffen.
- In osteology, to become consolidated, as one bone with another or a tooth with a jaw; become firmly united bone to bone; grow together, as two or more bones; effect bony union or ankylosis.
- Improperly spelled anchylose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. produce ankylosis by surgery
- v. undergo ankylosis
Back-formation from ankylosis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
back formation from ankylosis (Wiktionary)