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rheumatic

adjective rheu·mat·ic \ ru̇-ˈma-tik \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of rheumatic

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

rheumatically

play \ru̇-ˈma-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

Definition of rheumatic

: one affected with rheumatism

First Known Use of rheumatic

1738


Medical Dictionary

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rheumatic

adjective rheu·mat·ic \ ru̇-ˈmat-ik \

medical Definition of rheumatic

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

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rheumatic

noun

medical Definition of rheumatic

: an individual affected with rheumatism


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