pseudoankylosis

pseudoankylosis

 [soo″do-ang″kĭ-lo´sis]
a false ankylosis.

fi·brous an·ky·lo·sis

stiffening of a joint due to the presence of fibrous bands between and about the bones forming the joint.

pseudoankylosis

[-ang′kilō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, pseudes, false, ankylosis, joint stiffness
fixation of a joint caused by inflexibility of body structures outside the joint.

pseudoankylosis

a false ankylosis.