rheumatism

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rheu·ma·tism

noun \ˈrü-mə-ˌti-zəm, ˈr-\

medical : a disease that causes stiffness and pain in the muscles and swelling and pain in the joints

Full Definition of RHEUMATISM

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:  any of various conditions characterized by inflammation or pain in muscles, joints, or fibrous tissue <muscular rheumatism>

Origin of RHEUMATISM

Latin rheumatismus flux, rheum, from Greek rheumatismos, from rheumatizesthai to suffer from a flux, from rheumat-, rheuma flux
First Known Use: 1677

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rheu·ma·tism

noun \ˈrü-mə-ˌtiz-əm, ˈrm-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RHEUMATISM

1
: any of various conditions characterized by inflammation or pain in muscles, joints, or fibrous tissue <muscular rheumatism>

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