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rheumatic

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adjective rheu·mat·ic \ru̇-ˈma-tik\

Definition of rheumatic

  1. :  of, relating to, characteristic of, or affected with rheumatism

rheumatically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of rheumatic

Middle English rewmatik subject to rheum, from Anglo-French reumatike, from Latin rheumaticus, from Greek rheumatikos, from rheumat-, rheuma


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rheumatic

noun rheu·mat·ic

Definition of rheumatic

  1. :  one affected with rheumatism

First Known Use of rheumatic

1738


Medical Dictionary

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rheumatic

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adjective rheu·mat·ic \ru̇-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of rheumatic

  1. :  of, relating to, characteristic of, or affected with rheumatism rheumatic pain a rheumatic joint


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rheumatic

noun rheu·mat·ic

Medical Definition of rheumatic

  1. :  an individual affected with rheumatism



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