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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.
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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
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ar•thri•tis

(ɑrˈθraɪ tɪs)

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

(är-thrī′tĭs)
Inflammation and stiffness of a joint or joints. See also osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis.
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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.
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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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
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arthritis

[ɑːrˈθraɪtɪs] narthrite f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

arthritis

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

arthritis

[ɑːˈθraɪtɪs] nartrite f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

arthritis

(aːˈθraitis) noun
pain and swelling in the joints of the body.
arˈthritic (-ˈθri-) adjective
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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arthritis

n artritis f; juvenile — artritis juvenil; reactive — artritis reactiva; rheumatoid — artritis reumatoide
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Adele Frascella, leaning on her cane, purchases a package of gummy candies she says helps keep her arthritic pain at bay.
I had not noticed that it was French registered until I emerged from my vehicle with my usual difficuty due to arthritic pain, to be accosted by a small five-year-old boy asking in French if I needed help.
It also invigorates brain cells, is associated with less arthritic pain, and improves mood, concentration, and cognition."
Tumeric has been shown to: Lower blood pressure; Combats ulcers, IBS, and indigestion; Reduce arthritic pain; Increase brain function; Relieve depression and dementia; Help fight cancer cells; Improve kidney and liver function; Aid in weight loss, and so much more!
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In this review, the analgesic properties mediated by the endocannabinoid system is discussed and their potential use as novel pharmacotherapies in the treatment of arthritic pain is evaluated.
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