Definition of rheumatoid
: characteristic of or affected with rheumatoid arthritis
Recent Examples of rheumatoid from the Web
The rheumatoid arthritis drug etanercept, which inhibits a key cytokine that leads to inflammation, also had no effect.
The drugs the team used were Tocilizumab, a rheumatoid arthritis treatment, and Reparixin, which is being evaluated for cancer treatment.
In February, former Consumer Protection Commissioner John A. Harris approved four more diseases: fibromyalgia, muscular dystrophy, shingles and rheumatoid arthritis.
For Nancy Nally, the mother of an autistic 14-year-old with rheumatoid arthritis, there are health concerns that can be remedied with therapy or a doctor’s visit.
Imagine you were plagued by severe food allergies, rheumatoid arthritis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or intractable epilepsy.
Eli Lilly & Co. and Incyte Corp. on Friday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration didn’t approve their new drug application for a rheumatoid arthritis treatment that some analysts estimate could generate more than $2 billion in annual sales.
Hope struggles with rheumatoid arthritis and other medical problems.
PARIS—Drugmaker Sanofi SA has addressed all the manufacturing deficiencies at the French plant where its new, promising rheumatoid arthritis treatment will be produced, Chief Executive Olivier Brandicourt said Wednesday.
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Origin and Etymology of rheumatoid
International Scientific Vocabulary, from rheumatism
First Known Use: 1845See Words from the same year
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