variant of before a vowel.
pain in a joint. Historical Examples arthralgia—that is, pains in the joints—is also very common; it seldom occurs alone, but in combination with other symptoms. Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth The total percentage of cases of lead-poisoning, in which arthralgia occurs, varies from 32 to 57 per cent. Poisons: Their Effects and […]
(def 2b). noun (pl) -mies surgical excision of a joint arthrectomy ar·threc·to·my (är-thrěk’tə-mē) n. The surgical excision of a joint.
Also, arthritical. of, relating to, or afflicted with . a person afflicted with . Contemporary Examples A doctor comes to his house and gives him shots of cortisone to calm the arthritic pain in his knees. Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014 His arthritic knees are […]
- Arthritic general pseudoparalysis
arthritic general pseudoparalysis arthritic general pseudoparalysis n. A disease, occurring in arthritis, having symptoms resembling those of general paresis and associated with intracranial atheroma. Also called Klippel’s disease.