Rheumic
Rheumic Rheum"ic, a. (Med.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, rheum. [1913 Webster]

{Rheumic diathesis}. See {Dartrous diathesis}, under {Dartrous}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rheumic diathesis — Rheumic Rheum ic, a. (Med.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, rheum. [1913 Webster] {Rheumic diathesis}. See {Dartrous diathesis}, under {Dartrous}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rheumic diathesis — Dartrous Dar trous, a. [F. dartreux. See {Dartars}.] (Med.) Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic. [1913 Webster] {Dartrous diathesis}, A morbid condition of the system predisposing to the development of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rheum — rheumic, adj. /roohm/, n. 1. a thin discharge of the mucous membranes, esp. during a cold. 2. catarrh; cold. [1350 1400; ME reume < LL rheuma < Gk rheûma (rheu , var. s. of rheîn to flow, STREAM + ma n. suffix of result)] * * * …   Universalium

  • rheumate — (ˈruːmət) [f. as rheum ic + ate1 1 c.] A salt of rheumic acid. [see rheumic] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dartrous — Dar trous, a. [F. dartreux. See {Dartars}.] (Med.) Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic. [1913 Webster] {Dartrous diathesis}, A morbid condition of the system predisposing to the development of certain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dartrous diathesis — Dartrous Dar trous, a. [F. dartreux. See {Dartars}.] (Med.) Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic. [1913 Webster] {Dartrous diathesis}, A morbid condition of the system predisposing to the development of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • herpetism — Dartrous Dar trous, a. [F. dartreux. See {Dartars}.] (Med.) Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic. [1913 Webster] {Dartrous diathesis}, A morbid condition of the system predisposing to the development of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rheumatic — Rheu*mat ic, a. [Gr. ??? subject to a discharge or flux: cf. L. rheumaticus, F. rhumatique. See {Rheum}, {Rheumatism}.] 1. Derived from, or having the character of, rheum; rheumic. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Of or pertaining to rheumatism;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhubarb — /rooh bahrb/, n. 1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Rheum, of the buckwheat family, as R. officinale, having a medicinal rhizome, and R. rhabarbarum, having edible leafstalks. 2. the rhizome of any medicinal species of this plant,… …   Universalium

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