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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

arthrogrypotic

play \ˌär-(ˌ)thrō-gri-ˈpä-tik\ adjective
    • Higher complication rates are noted in the arthrogrypotic foot than with idiopathic clubfoot management.
    • —James C. Drennan, Drennan's The Child's Foot and Ankle, 2nd edition2009

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