arthritis deformans
Arthritis Ar*thri"tis ([aum]r*thr[imac]"t[i^]s), n. [L., fr. Gr. 'arqri^tis (as if fem. of 'arqri`tis belonging to the joints, sc. no`sos disease) gout, fr. 'a`rqron a joint.] (Med.) Any inflammation of the joints, including the gout. A variety of forms of arthritis are recognized, some of which (such as {rheumatoid arthritis}, also called {arthritis deformans} and {arthritis nodosa}) are chronic and progressive, and lead to incapacitation and deformity. [1913 Webster +PJC] ||

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  • arthritis deformans — arthritis de·for·mans dē fȯr .manz n a chronic arthritis marked by deformation of affected joints * * * severe destruction of joints, seen in disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis …   Medical dictionary

  • arthritis deformans — dēˈfȯrˌmanz noun Etymology: New Latin, deforming arthritis : a chronic arthritis marked by deformation of affected joints …   Useful english dictionary

  • deformans — see ARTHRITIS DEFORMANS, DYSTONIA MUSCULORUM DEFORMANS, OSTEITIS DEFORMANS, OSTEODYSTROPHIA DEFORMANS …   Medical dictionary

  • Arthritis — Ar*thri tis ([aum]r*thr[imac] t[i^]s), n. [L., fr. Gr. arqri^tis (as if fem. of arqri tis belonging to the joints, sc. no sos disease) gout, fr. a rqron a joint.] (Med.) Any inflammation of the joints, including the gout. A variety of forms of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arthritis nodosa — Arthritis Ar*thri tis ([aum]r*thr[imac] t[i^]s), n. [L., fr. Gr. arqri^tis (as if fem. of arqri tis belonging to the joints, sc. no sos disease) gout, fr. a rqron a joint.] (Med.) Any inflammation of the joints, including the gout. A variety of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arthritis — Synonyms and related words: adenoiditis, adrenitis, appendicitis, arteritis, arthritis deformans, arthritis fungosa, arthritis pauperum, atrophic arthritis, atrophic inflammation, blennorrhagic arthritis, brain fever, bronchitis, bunion, bursitis …   Moby Thesaurus

  • arthritis — Inflammation of a joint or a state characterized by inflammation of joints. SYN: articular rheumatism. [G. fr. arthron, joint, + itis, inflammation] acute rheumatic a. a. due to rheumatic fever …   Medical dictionary

  • rheumatoid arthritis — Arthritis Ar*thri tis ([aum]r*thr[imac] t[i^]s), n. [L., fr. Gr. arqri^tis (as if fem. of arqri tis belonging to the joints, sc. no sos disease) gout, fr. a rqron a joint.] (Med.) Any inflammation of the joints, including the gout. A variety of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monarthritis deformans — arthritis deformans of a single joint …   Medical dictionary

  • Osteochondropathia deformans coxae juvenilis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 M91.1 Juvenile Osteochondrose des Femurkopfes (Perthes Legg Calvé Krankheit) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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