Osteoarthritis



[os-tee-oh-ahr-thrahy-tis] /ˌɒs ti oʊ ɑrˈθraɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
1.
the most common form of , usually occurring after middle age, marked by chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints leading to pain, stiffness, and swelling.
/ˌɒstɪəʊɑːˈθraɪtɪs/
noun
1.
chronic inflammation of the joints, esp those that bear weight, with pain and stiffness Also called degenerative joint disease

osteoarthritis os·te·o·ar·thri·tis (ŏs’tē-ō-är-thrī’tĭs)
n.
A form of arthritis, occurring mainly in older persons, that is characterized by chronic degeneration of the cartilage of the joints. Also called degenerative joint disease, hypertrophic arthritis, osteoarthrosis.
os’te·o·ar·thrit’ic (-thrĭt’ĭk) adj.
osteoarthritis
(ŏs’tē-ō-är-thrī’tĭs)
A form of arthritis, occurring mainly in older people, that is characterized by chronic degeneration of the cartilage of the joints.

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