rheumatologist
noun see rheumatology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rheumatologist — A specialist in the non surgical treatment of rheumatic illnesses, especially arthritis. Rheumatologists have special interests in unexplained rash, fever, arthritis, anemia, weakness, weight loss, fatigue, joint or muscle pain, autoimmune… …   Medical dictionary

  • rheumatologist — /rooh meuh tol euh jist/, n. a specialist in rheumatology, esp. a physician who specializes in the treatment of rheumatic diseases, as arthritis, lupus erythematosus, and scleroderma. [1945 50; RHEUMATOLOG(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • rheumatologist — noun A doctor specializing in the treatment of arthritis and other ailments of the joints …   Wiktionary

  • rheumatologist — ruːmÉ™ tÉ‘lÉ™dʒɪst / tÉ’l n. expert in rheumatology, expert in the study of rheumatism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rheumatologist — rheu·ma·tol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • rheumatologist — noun a physician specializing in rheumatic diseases • Derivationally related forms: ↑rheumatology • Hypernyms: ↑specialist, ↑medical specialist * * * ˌrüməˈtäləjə̇st also ˌru̇m noun ( s …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rheumatologist, pediatric — A physician who specializes in providing comprehensive care to children (as well as their families) with rheumatic diseases, especially arthritis. Pediatric rheumatologists are pediatricians who have completed an additional 2 3 years of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pediatric rheumatologist — A physician who specializes in providing comprehensive care to children (as well as their families) with rheumatic diseases, especially arthritis. Pediatric rheumatologists are pediatricians who have completed an additional 2 3 years of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Rheumatology — is a sub specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Rheumatologists mainly deal with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues and allied conditions of connective tissues. The …   Wikipedia

  • Anthony Yates — David Anthony Hilton Yates, FRCP (born 15 August 1930, died 13 September 2004), known as Anthony Yates, was an English rheumatologist and consultant, president of the British Association for Rheumatology and of the Rheumatology and Rehabilitation …   Wikipedia

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