gouty

adjective
\ ˈgau̇t-ē How to pronounce gouty (audio) \

Medical Definition of gouty

1 : diseased with gout a gouty person
2 : of, characteristic of, or caused by gout a gouty paroxysm gouty concretions
3 : causing or tending to induce gout purine-rich gouty foods
4 : used or for use during an attack of gout gouty shoes

Other Words from gouty

goutiness \ -​nəs How to pronounce goutiness (audio) \ noun

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“Gouty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gouty. Accessed 9 Apr. 2020.

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