juvenile arthritis ju·ve·nile arthritis (jōō’və-nīl’, -nəl)
Chronic arthritis that begins in childhood and is marke by swelling, tenderness, and pain in one or more joints and by lymph node and splenic enlargement. Also called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Still’s disease.
- Juvenile cataract
juvenile cataract n. A mature cataract with a poorly developed nucleus in a child or young adult.
- Juvenile cell
juvenile cell n. See metamyelocyte.
noun 1. a law court having jurisdiction over youths, generally of less than 18 years. noun 1. the former name for youth court
noun 1. behavior of a child or youth that is so marked by violation of law, persistent mischievousness, antisocial behavior, disobedience, or intractability as to thwart correction by parents and to constitute a matter for action by the juvenile courts. noun 1. antisocial or criminal conduct by juvenile delinquents