ankylosis


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Related to ankylosis: fibrous ankylosis

ankylosis

, anchylosis
abnormal adhesion or immobility of the bones in a joint, as by a direct joining of the bones, a fibrous growth of tissues within the joint, or surgery

ankylosis

[‚aŋ·kə′lō·səs]
Also spelled anchylosis.
(medicine)
Stiffness or immobilization of a joint due to a surgical or pathologic process.
(physics)
The loss by a system of one or more degrees of freedom through development of one or more frictional constraints.
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The overlying maxillary right second primary molar was significantly infra-occluded from ankylosis.
Ankylosis and replacement resorption can be diagnosed by equipments like Periotest and the Osstell.
Poor prognosis can develop due to pulpal necrosis, PDL death can lead to internal resorption, ankylosis, replacement resorption and eventually to the loss of the tooth.
Ring D, Jupiter JB: Operative release of complete ankylosis of the elbow due to heterotopic bone in patients without severe injury of the central nervous system.
The average time taken by bony ankylosis and complete arthodesis was 8 months (range 7 to 10 months).
Adams-Ray WE, James JH: Cancrum oris: functional and cosmetic reconstruction in patients with ankylosis of the jaws.
necrosis, replacement resorption, and ankylosis or combination of these, and to take any measure accordingly.
The stifle was deemed stable at a normal perching angle, with ankylosis of the joint.
The frequency of abnormal healing, including RR and ankylosis, was shown in [Table 2].
Hypodontia, ankylosis and infraocclusion: report of a case restored with a fibre reinforced ceromeric bridge.
7% dental specialists responded that for TMJ ankylosis, Dautrey procedure is a treatment modality.