rheumatic


1rheu·mat·ic

adjective \r-ˈma-tik\

Definition of RHEUMATIC

:  of, relating to, characteristic of, or affected with rheumatism
rheu·mat·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of RHEUMATIC

Middle English rewmatik subject to rheum, from Anglo-French reumatike, from Latin rheumaticus, from Greek rheumatikos, from rheumat-, rheuma
First Known Use: 1711

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

2rheumatic

noun

Definition of RHEUMATIC

:  one affected with rheumatism

First Known Use of RHEUMATIC

1846

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

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