acampsia

acampsia

 [ah-kamp´se-ah]
rigidity of a part or limb.

a·camp·si·a

(ă-kamp'sē-ă),
Rarely used term for stiffening or rigidity of a joint for any reason.
[G. a- priv. + kamptō, to bend]

acampsia

/acamp·sia/ (ah-kamp´se-ah) rigidity of a part or limb.

acampsia

[əkamp′sē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a + kampsein, not to bend
a condition in which a joint is rigid. See also ankylosis.

acampsia

rigidity of a part or limb.
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Summary: JEDDAH: A Saudi baby girl suffering from acampsia, a condition that causes stiffening of the joints, is reportedly being rejected by hospitals all over the Kingdom.