Recent Examples of arthritis from the Web
My shoulder’s getting arthritis in it and my knees hurt sometimes.
Immunotherapy side effects include possible skin reactions, flu-like symptoms, heart palpitations, diarrhea, infection, arthritis, or severe or even deadly allergic reactions.
Arthritis pain may also be relieved with acupuncture treatment.
And with age, cats can certainly develop arthritis.
No cause was provided, but the professor had been afflicted since childhood with rheumatoid arthritis.
The professor had been treated for rheumatoid arthritis since childhood and had undergone numerous surgeries throughout his life.
Boesche fought a lifelong battle with crippling rheumatoid arthritis, which shrunk his previously athletic 6-foot frame and later left him wheelchair-bound.
Warren, N.J.-based Celgene is testing thalidomide in more than 60 clinical trials to treat a wide range of cancers as well as other diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammation of the bowels.
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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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