noun (pl) -mies
surgical excision of a joint
arthrectomy ar·threc·to·my (är-thrěk’tə-mē)
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.
Also, arthritical. of, relating to, or afflicted with . a person afflicted with . adj. mid-14c., artetyk, “pertaining to arthritis,” also as a noun, from Old French artetique (12c., Modern French arthritique), corresponding to Latin arthriticus, from Greek arthritikos, from arthron “joint” (see arm (n.1)). Spelling gradually restored to Latin form in 17c.
arthritide arthritide ar·thri·tide (är’thrĭ-tīd’, -tēd’) n. A skin eruption possibly of gouty or rheumatic origin.