a fear of joint immobility
ankylo- ‘crooked, stiff’
ankylopoietic ankylopoietic an·ky·lo·poi·et·ic (āng’kə-lō-poi-ět’ĭk) adj. Forming or characterized by ankylosis.
ankyloproctia ankyloproctia an·ky·lo·proc·ti·a (āng’kə-lō-prŏk’shē-ə) n. Imperforation or stricture of the anus.
any of several herbivorous dinosaurs of the suborder Ankylosauria, from the Cretaceous Period, having the body covered with thick, bony plates. Historical Examples The Polacanthus and ankylosaur developed a most effective armour-plating over the rear. The Story of Evolution Joseph McCabe noun any of various quadrupedal herbivorous ornithischian dinosaurs constituting the suborder Ankylosauria, which were […]
n. Cretaceous armored dinosaur, 1907, Modern Latin, from Greek ankylos “crooked” (see angle (n.)) + -saurus. Historical Examples Stegopelta of the Cretaceous of Wyoming is more nearly related to ankylosaurus. Dinosaurs William Diller Matthew ankylosaurus (āng’kə-lō-sôr’əs) or ankylosaur (āng’kə-lō-sôr’əs) A large, herbivorous dinosaur of the genus Ankylosaurus of the Cretaceous Period. Ankylosaurs had a squat, […]