[roo-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌru məˈtɒl ə dʒi/
the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
the branch of medicine concerned with the study of rheumatic diseases
rheumatology rheu·ma·tol·o·gy (rōō’mə-tŏl’ə-jē)
The medical science that deals with the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
adjective, rheumier, rheumiest. 1. pertaining to, causing, full of, or affected with rheum. adjective 1. of the nature of rheum 2. (literary) damp and unhealthy: the rheumy air
noun, plural rhexes [rek-seez] /ˈrɛk siz/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. rupture, as of a blood vessel, organ, or cell. noun 1. (med) the rupture of an organ or blood vessel rhexis rhex·is (rěk’sĭs) n. pl. rhex·es (rěk’sēz) Bursting or rupture of an organ or vessel.
noun 1. a city in W Germany, adjacent to Mönchen-Gladbach. 96,000 (1963).
noun, Physiology. 1. any of a type of specific antigen present on the surface of red blood cells, persons having inherited such antigens being designated Rh+ (Rh positive) and persons lacking them, a much smaller group, being designated Rh− (Rh negative) blood of Rh− persons is incompatible with Rh+ blood because of antibody reaction, and […]