Ankylosed



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 two neural arches.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

The teeth are sometimes, as in Lepidosteus, ankylosed to the base of the socket.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

The rami of the mandible are not ankylosed together in front.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

The rigid German, ankylosed at his glass, suddenly straightens up.
The Surprises of Life Georges Clemenceau

The radius and ulna are not ankylosed, but are incapable of any rotatory movement.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

In both genera the thyro-hyals are ankylosed with the basi-hyal.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

In quadrupeds, on the contrary, their number is large; they are not ankylosed, and they form the skeleton of the caudal appendix.
Artistic Anatomy of Animals douard Cuyer

The metatarsals are ankylosed together, and the pes has four digits.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

The annular tympanic is not ankylosed to the surrounding bones, a character found in other low mammals.
The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard

verb
(of bones in a joint, etc) to fuse or stiffen by ankylosis

ankylosed an·ky·losed (āng’kə-lōst’, -lōzd’)
adj.

Stiffened or bound by adhesions.

Of or relating to a joint in a state of ankylosis.

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