Dysmorphology Course
Carousel Series
ANKLE ANKYLOBLEPHARON ANKYLOCHEILIA ANKYLOCOLPOS ANKYLODACTYLY ANKYLOGOSSIA
ANKYLOSIS ANKYLOSTOMA

~ ANKLE    id+ | BENT  CURVE and ANCHORED thus STIFF |
           id+ | implies ADHESION  FUSION |
           gr  ANKYLOSIS = STIFF or BENT
               ANKYLOS     HOOK  ANCHOR  CROOKED
           note  KOLINO    ukr for KNEE
           note  CLINO     for BENT  CURVE
~ ANKYL~   or
~ ANKYLO~  prefix for CURVE BEND STIFF
                   also ANCYL~
~ ANKYLOBLEPHARON  id+ | FUSED thus STIFF EYELIDS |
~ ANKYLOCHEILIA    id+ | STIFF LIPS |
~ ANKYLOCOLPOS     id+ | FUSED VAGINA |
~ ANKYLODACTYLY    id+ | CURVED STIFF DIGITS |
                   or kin terms
                   see> CAMPODACTYLY  or
                   see> CAMPTODACTYLY or
                   see> CLINODACTYLY
~ ANKYLOGOSSIA     id+ | STIFF TONGUE |
~ ANKYLOSIS        id+ | STIFF BENT JOINT |
~ ANKYLOSTOMA      id+ | HOOKWORM or ANCYLOSTOMA |
                note
  med> ANKLE IS THE JOINT OR ARTICULATION
       ABOVE THE FOOT called by some "FOOTCAP"
  biol> HOOKWORMS ARE A FAMILY OF NEMATODES including the
        NECATOR AMERICANUS found in DOGS and CATS
  and from them it often infests HUMANS
  IT IS A PARASITE OF CHILDREN AND IT CAN
  CAUSE SERIOUS PROBLEMS
  cont> see> CLINIC
        

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