Recent Examples of arthritis from the Web
With millions of baby boomers experiencing the miseries of arthritis, the need is great and growing.
Those kinds of considerations are not necessarily relevant in the case of a rheumatoid arthritis drug.
Since the couple met seven years ago, he's developed severe gout, arthritis, undergone several surgeries and had to have a toe amputated.
Raven had been having health problems for the last few years, with arthritis slowing her down.
Louisiana saw 269 cases of arthritis in dogs per every 10,000 dogs seen at a Banfield Hospital, according to the study.
That's 33 percent less than the nationwide rate of arthritis among dogs.
More than 20 common pet diseases, including diabetes and arthritis, are linked to obesity.
In fact, British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline has become the first pharmaceutical company to carry out a medical study using ResearchKit, tracking 300 rheumatoid-arthritis patients’ fatigue, mood and joint pain over three months with data from iPhones.
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Origin and Etymology of arthritis
Latin, from Greek, from arthron
First Known Use: 1543See Words from the same year
ARTHRITIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of arthritis for English Language Learners
medical : a disease that causes the joints of the body to become swollen and painful
ARTHRITIS Defined for Kids
Definition of arthritis for Students
: a condition in which the joints are painful and swollen
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