ankyloproctia an·ky·lo·proc·ti·a (āng’kə-lō-prŏk’shē-ə)
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, […]
to unite or grow together, as the bones of a joint or the root of a tooth and its surrounding bone. Historical Examples If the paralysis is widely distributed, and the joints are flail-like, it is better to ankylose the ankle and mid-tarsal joints. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles verb […]
to unite or grow together, as the bones of a joint or the root of a tooth and its surrounding bone. Historical Examples The bones of the pelvis are ankylosed together, and to a large though variable number of vertebrae. The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds ankylosed to its anterior end are the remains of […]