arthritism


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arthritism

1. a predisposition to gout.
2. a predisposition to joint diseases. — arthritic, arthritical, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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"Another possibility is that increasing concerns may reflect the public's growing worries about the health consequences of obesity for children, such as diabetes, heart disease, breathing and sleep problems, and arthritism," he said.