ankylose

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ankylose

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anchylose

(ăng′kə-lōs′, -lōz′)
v. anky·losed, anky·losing, anky·loses
v.tr.
To join or consolidate by ankylosis.
v.intr.
To become joined or consolidated by ankylosis.
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After the second injection, we noticed symptoms in line with peripheral arthritis, with the mice demonstrating signs of axial skeleton ankyloses [17].
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Early joint activation also prevents functional limitations or ankyloses. Functional appliances have the advantage of being removable and well tolerated; however, they are limited by the patient's collaboration capabilities.