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rheumatism (rōō´mətĬzəm), general term for a number of disorders that cause inflammation and pain in muscles, bones, joints, or nerves. In common usage arthritis, bursitis, neuritis, and gout are frequently designated by this term.

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rheumatism

rheu·ma·tism / ˈroōməˌtizəm/ • n. any disease marked by inflammation and pain in the joints, muscles, or fibrous tissue, esp. rheumatoid arthritis.

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rheumatism

rheumatism General term for a group of disorders whose symptoms are pain, inflammation and stiffness in the bones, joints and surrounding tissues. Usually some form of arthritis is involved.

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rheumatism (room-ă-tizm) n. any disorder in which aches and pains affect the muscles and joints. See rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever, osteoarthritis, gout.

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