degenerative joint disease

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degenerative joint disease

degenerative joint disease

(Pathology) another name for osteoarthritis


(ˌɒs ti oʊ ɑrˈθraɪ tɪs)

arthritis marked by chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints leading to pain, stiffness, and swelling. Also called degenerative joint disease.
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Noun1.degenerative joint disease - chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age
arthritis - inflammation of a joint or joints

de·gen·er·a·tive joint dis·ease

n. enfermedad degenerativa de una articulación o coyuntura.
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