periarthritis

noun

peri·​ar·​thri·​tis -är-ˈthrīt-əs How to pronounce periarthritis (audio)
plural periarthritides -ˈthrit-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce periarthritis (audio)
: inflammation of the structures (as the muscles, tendons, and bursa of the shoulder) around a joint

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“Periarthritis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/periarthritis. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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