arthritide ar·thri·tide (är’thrĭ-tīd’, -tēd’)
A skin eruption possibly of gouty or rheumatic origin.
acute or chronic inflammation of a joint, often accompanied by pain and structural changes and having diverse causes, as infection, crystal deposition, or injury. Contemporary Examples Is that your spider sense tingling, or is that your arthritis? Grandpa in Tights: Spider-Man Hits Middle Age Sujay Kumar August 25, 2012 And of course if you do […]
- Arthritis deformans
arthritis deformans arthritis deformans arthritis de·for·mans (dē-fôr’mānz’) n. See rheumatoid arthritis. Historical Examples Tinkering with the diet has never been known to do any good for arthritis deformans and often does harm. Psychotherapy James J. Walsh But you are in an advanced stage of arthritis deformans of the soul. The Crux Charlotte Perkins Gilman In […]
- Arthritis mutilans
arthritis mutilans arthritis mutilans arthritis mu·ti·lans (myōōt’l-ānz’) n. Rheumatoid arthritis accompanied by osteoporosis and destruction of the joint cartilages that results in severe deformities, chiefly of the hands and feet.
a combining form meaning “joint,” “jointed,” used in the formation of compound words: arthropod. combining form indicating a joint: arthritis, arthropod word-forming element meaning “pertaining to the joints,” from Greek arthro- (before vowels arth-), comb. form of arthron “joint,” from PIE *ar-dhro-, from *ar- “to fit together;” see arm (n.1). arthro- or arthr- pref. Joint: […]