Arthritic



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 at their worst, despite the endless shots of painkiller.
Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014

Historical Examples

There seem then to be six separate and distinct explanations of the cure of these arthritic diseases.
The Action of Medicines in the System Frederick William Headland

The bath at 40° Celsius is a real boon for arthritic persons.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 664, September 22,1888 Various

Death is usually due to generalization of the arthritic infection.
Lameness of the Horse John Victor Lacroix

With the increased frequency of the arthritic attacks the signs of the constitutional vice become more marked.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

I consider the tartar on the teeth, calculi renales and arthritic nodosities very similar morbid products.
New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers Various

It is impossible to give a diet for arthritic patients, peculiarities of this disease being largely individual.
Valere Aude Louis Dechmann

For in all arthritic disorders there is more or less of hepatic derangement.
The Action of Medicines in the System Frederick William Headland

Another set of feet had crossed this floor: small, boyish feet that took slow, arthritic steps.
Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town Cory Doctorow

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.

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