arthrogryposis ar·thro·gry·po·sis (är’thrə-grə-pō’sĭs)
The permanent fixation of a joint in a contracted position.
A congenital disorder marked by generalized stiffness of the joints, often accompanied by muscle and nerve degeneration,resulting in severely impaired mobility of the limbs. Also called amyoplasia congenita, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.
arthrolith arthrolith ar·thro·lith (är’thrə-lĭth’) n. A concretion within a joint.
arthrolysis arthrolysis ar·throl·y·sis (är-thrŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The surgical restoration of mobility in ankylosed joints.
any of the segments or parts of a jointed animal. noun any of the segments of the body of an arthropod
arthrometer arthrometer ar·throm·e·ter (är-thrŏm’ĭ-tər) n. A calibrated device for measuring the arc or range of mobility of a joint. Also called goniometer.