Medical Dictionary

periarthritis

noun peri·ar·thri·tis \-är-ˈthrīt-əs\
plural peri·ar·thrit·i·des \-ˈthrit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of PERIARTHRITIS

:  inflammation of the structures (as the muscles, tendons, and bursa of the shoulder) around a joint

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