chronic absorptive arthritis n.
Arthritis, especially of the hands, accompanied by pronounced resorption of bone with shortening and deformity.
- Chronic acholuric jaundice
chronic acholuric jaundice n. See hereditary spherocytosis.
- Chronic active liver disease
chronic active liver disease n. Any of several types of hepatitis that persist for more than six months and often progress to cirrhosis.
- Chronic adrenocortical insufficiency
chronic adrenocortical insufficiency n. See Addison’s disease.
[kron-ik] /ˈkrɒn ɪk/ adjective 1. constant; habitual; inveterate: a chronic liar. 2. continuing a long time or recurring frequently: a chronic state of civil war. 3. having long had a disease, habit, weakness, or the like: a chronic invalid. 4. (of a disease) having long duration (opposed to ). noun 5. Slang. . /ˈkrɒnɪk/ adjective […]