gouty arthritis


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gouty arthritis

A form of arthritis caused by urate crystals (formed from uric acid) deposited in the soft tissues of joints. Uric acid is a waste product, normally eliminated without any problems.
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Noun1.gouty arthritis - 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 jointsgouty arthritis - 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
arthritis - inflammation of a joint or joints
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