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ar·thri·tis

 (är-thrī′tĭs)
n.
Any of several diseases of the joints, such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, characterized by pain, swelling, and often stiffness, and usually involving inflammation.

ar·thrit′ic (-thrĭt′ĭk) adj. & n.
ar·thrit′i·cal·ly adv.

arthritis

(ɑːˈθraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a joint or joints characterized by pain and stiffness of the affected parts, caused by gout, rheumatic fever, etc. See also rheumatoid arthritis
[C16: via Latin from Greek: see arthro-, -itis]
arthritic adj, n
Usage: Rather than talking about an arthritic or arthritics, it is better to talk about a person with arthritis and people with arthritis

ar•thri•tis

(ɑrˈθraɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of one or more joints.
[1535–45; < New Latin < Greek: gout. See arthro-, -itis]

ar·thri·tis

(är-thrī′tĭs)
Inflammation and stiffness of a joint or joints. See also osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis.
arthralgia, arthritis - Arthralgia is pain in a joint, from Greek arthron, "joint," which also gives us the word arthritis.
See also related terms for joint.

arthritis

The term used to refer to a variety of inflammatory or degenerative diseases that damage joints. Acute forms are commonly caused by bacterial invasion. Examples of arthritis (not of acute forms) include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gouty arthritis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arthritis - inflammation of a joint or jointsarthritis - inflammation of a joint or joints  
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
atrophic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatism - a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of all components of the joint
degenerative arthritis, degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis - chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age
gout, gouty arthritis, urarthritis - a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints
spondylarthritis - arthritis that affects one or more of the intervertebral joints in the spine
Translations
إلتِهاب المَفاصِلاِلْتِهَابُ الـمَفَاصِل
artritida
leddegigtledegigt
niveltulehdus
artritis
ízületi gyulladás
liîagigt
関節炎
관절염
artritasartritinisartrito
artrīts
artritída
artrit
โรคข้อต่ออักเสบ
chứng viêm khớp

arthritis

[ɑːˈθraɪtɪs] Nartritis f inv

arthritis

[ɑːrˈθraɪtɪs] narthrite f

arthritis

arthritis

[ɑːˈθraɪtɪs] nartrite f

arthritis

(aːˈθraitis) noun
pain and swelling in the joints of the body.
arˈthritic (-ˈθri-) adjective

arthritis

اِلْتِهَابُ الـمَفَاصِل artritida ledegigt Arthritis αρθρίτιδα artritis niveltulehdus arthrite artritis artrite 関節炎 관절염 artritis leddbetennelse zapalenie stawów artrite артрит artrit โรคข้อต่ออักเสบ mafsal iltihabı chứng viêm khớp 关节炎

ar·thri·tis

n. artritis, infl. de una articulación o coyuntura;
acute ______ aguda;
chronic ______ crónica;
degenerative ______ degenerativa;
hemophilic ______ hemofílica;
rheumatoid ______ reumatoidea;
juvenile rheumatoid ______ reumatoidea juvenil;
rheumatoid coronary ______ coronaria reumatoide;
septic ______ séptica;
traumatic ______ traumática.

arthritis

n artritis f; juvenile — artritis juvenil; reactive — artritis reactiva; rheumatoid — artritis reumatoide
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