nodose rheumatism n.
Acute or subacute articular rheumatism accompanied by the formation of nodules on the tendons, ligaments, and periosteum in the area of the affected joints.
[noh-buh l-woo m-uh n] /ˈnoʊ bəlˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural noblewomen. 1. a woman of birth or rank. /ˈnəʊbəlwʊmən/ noun (pl) -women 1. a woman of noble rank, title, or status; peer; aristocrat
- Noble truth
noun one of the four main precepts of Buddhism and Buddhist philosophy, specif. that life is suffering, that the cause of suffering is desire, that there can be an end to suffering, and the way to achieve this is following the Noble Eightfold Path
[noh-dohs, noh-dohs] /ˈnoʊ doʊs, noʊˈdoʊs/ adjective 1. having nodes. 2. full of knots; knotty. /ˈnəʊdəʊs; nəʊˈdəʊs/ adjective 1. having nodes or knotlike swellings: nodose stems nodous no·dous (nō’dəs) adj. Having many nodes; nodose. nodose no·dose (nō’dōs’) adj. Having many nodes or knotlike swellings. no·dos’i·ty (-dŏs’ĭ-tē) n.
[noj-uh-ler] /ˈnɒdʒ ə lər/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by . 2. shaped like or occurring in : a nodular concretion. adj. 1794, from nodule + -ar. Related: Nodularity.