rheumatology

noun rheu·ma·tol·o·gy \ ˌrü-mə-ˈtä-lə-jē , ˌru̇- \
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Definition of rheumatology

: a medical science dealing with rheumatic diseases

rheumatologic

play \ˌrü-mə-tə-ˈlä-jik, ˌru̇-\ or rheumatological play \ˌrü-mə-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌru̇-\ adjective

rheumatologist

play \ˌrü-mə-ˈtä-lə-jist, ˌru̇-\ noun

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First Known Use of rheumatology

1936

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rheumatology

noun rheu·ma·tol·o·gy \ ˌrü-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jē , ˌru̇m-ə- \

medical Definition of rheumatology

plural rheumatologies
: a medical science dealing with rheumatic diseases

rheumatologic

play \-tə-ˈläj-ik\ or rheumatological play \-i-kəl\ adjective

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