Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[roo-mat-ik] /rʊˈmæt ɪk/ Pathology

pertaining to or of the nature of .
affected with or subject to .
a person affected with .
of, relating to, or afflicted with rheumatism
a person afflicted with rheumatism

late 14c., from Old French reumatique (Modern French rhumatique), from Latin rheumaticus “troubled with rheum,” from Greek rheumatikos, from rheuma “discharge from the body” (see rheum).

rheumatic rheu·mat·ic (rōō-māt’ĭk)
Relating to or characterized by rheumatism. n.
One who is affected by rheumatism.


Read Also:

  • Nonrhotic

    /nɒnˈrəʊtɪk/ adjective 1. (phonetics) denoting or speaking a dialect of English in which preconsonantal rs are not pronounced

  • Non-rhyme

    [rahym] /raɪm/ noun 1. identity in sound of some part, especially the end, of words or lines of verse. 2. a word agreeing with another in terminal sound: Find is a rhyme for mind and womankind. 3. verse or poetry having correspondence in the terminal sounds of the lines. 4. a poem or piece of […]

  • Nonrigid

    [non-rij-id] /nɒnˈrɪdʒ ɪd/ adjective 1. not . 2. designating a type of airship having a flexible gas container without a supporting structure and held in shape only by the pressure of the gas within. /nɒnˈrɪdʒɪd/ adjective 1. not rigid; flexible 2. (of the gas envelope of an airship) flexible and held in shape only by […]

  • Non-riparian

    [ri-pair-ee-uh n, rahy-] /rɪˈpɛər i ən, raɪ-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or situated or dwelling on the bank of a river or other body of water: riparian villas. noun 2. Law. a person who owns land on the bank of a natural watercourse or body of water. /raɪˈpɛərɪən/ adjective 1. of, inhabiting, or situated […]

Disclaimer: Non-rheumatic definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.