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rheu·ma·tism

 (ro͞o′mə-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. Any of various rheumatic diseases and disorders, especially rheumatoid arthritis.
2. Pain and stiffness in the joints or muscles.

[Latin rheumatismus, rheum, from Greek rheumatismos, from rheumatizesthai, to suffer from rheum, from rheuma, rheumat-, flow, watery discharge from the body (formerly thought to cause aches and pains); see rheum.]
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rheumatism

(ˈruːməˌtɪzəm)
n
(Pathology) any painful disorder of joints, muscles, or connective tissue. Compare arthritis, fibrositis
[C17: from Latin rheumatismus catarrh, from Greek rheumatismos; see rheum]
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rheu•ma•tism

(ˈru məˌtɪz əm)

n.
1. any of several disorders characterized by pain and stiffness in the joints or muscles.
[1595–1605; < Latin rheumatismus morbid discharge < Greek rheumatismós=rheumat-, s. of rheûma (see rheum) + -ismos -ism]
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rheumatism

any disorder of the connective tissue structures of the body, especially those in the back or the extremities, characterized by pain or stiffness. — rheumatic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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rheumatism

Any painful state in bones, ligaments, joints, tendons, or muscles.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rheumatism - any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissuesrheumatism - any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues
2.rheumatism - a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformitiesrheumatism - 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
virus - (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
arthritis - inflammation of a joint or joints
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
psoriatic arthritis - a form of rheumatoid arthritis usually affecting fingers and toes and associated with psoriasis
juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Still's disease - a form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects children; large joints become inflamed and bone growth may be retarded
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Translations
روماتِزْم: رَثْيَه مِفْصَلِيَّهروماتيزم
revmatismus
gigtreumatisme
reumatismi
reumatizam
reuma
gigt
リウマチ
류머티즘
reumatikoreumatinisreumatizmas
reumatizmus
reumatism
โรคไขข้ออักเสบ
bệnh thấp khớp

rheumatism

[ˈruːmətɪzəm] Nreumatismo m
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rheumatism

[ˈruːmətɪzəm] nrhumatisme mrheumatoid arthritis [ˌruːmətɔɪdɑːrˈθraɪtɪs] npolyarthrite f chronique
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rheumatism

nRheuma nt, → Rheumatismus m
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rheumatism

[ˈruːməˌtɪzm] nreumatismo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rheumatism

(ˈruːmətizəm) noun
a disease which causes stiffness and pain in one's joints.
rheuˈmatic (-ˈmӕ-) adjective
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rheumatism

روماتيزم revmatismus gigt Rheumatismus ρευματισμός reumatismo reumatismi rhumatisme reumatizam reumatismo リウマチ 류머티즘 reumatiek revmatisme reumatyzm reumatismo ревматизм reumatism โรคไขข้ออักเสบ romatizma bệnh thấp khớp 风湿病
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rheu·ma·tism

n. reumatismo, enfermedad aguda crónica caracterizada por infl. y dolor en las articulaciones.
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rheumatism

n (ant) reumatismo, reuma or reúma m&f; palindromic — reumatismo palindrómico
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