rheumatic disease


: any of several diseases (as rheumatic fever or fibrositis) characterized by inflammation and pain in muscles or joints : rheumatism

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“Rheumatic disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rheumatic%20disease. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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