ankylo-, ankyl-, anky-, anchylo-, anchyl-, ancylo-, ancyl-
(Greek: stiff, unmovable; adhesion; by extension, "bent, hooked, crooked, curved, looped")
Hookworm disease caused by Ancylostoma duodenale and characterized by eosinophilia, anemia, emaciation, dyspepsia, and, in children with severe long-continued infections, swelling of the abdomen with mental and physical maldevelopment.
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