Medical Dictionary

arthrogryposis

noun ar·thro·gry·po·sis \ˌär-(ˌ)thrō-gri-ˈpō-səs\

Medical Definition of ARTHROGRYPOSIS

1
:  congenital fixation of a joint in an extended or flexed position
2
:  any of a group of congenital conditions characterized by reduced mobility of multiple joints due to contractures causing fixation of the joints in extension or flexion
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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