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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Pena-Shokeir syndrome is defined by camptodactyly, multiple ankyloses, pulmonary hypoplasia, and various facial anomalies.
Physical activity has been shown to delay the osteoblastoic process that ankyloses the joints.