HyperDic: arthritis

English > 1 sense of the word arthritis:
NOUNstatearthritisinflammation of a joint or joints
arthritis > pronunciation
Soundsaarthray'tahs; aarthray'tihs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
abyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > arthritis: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaninginflammation of a joint or joints.
Narrowergout, gouty arthritis, urarthritisA painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints
osteoarthritis, degenerative arthritis, degenerative joint diseasechronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints
rheumatoid arthritis, atrophic arthritis, rheumatismA chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities
spondylarthritisarthritis that affects one or more of the intervertebral joints in the spine
Broaderinflammatory diseaseA disease characterized by inflammation
Adjectivesarthriticof or pertaining to arthritis
Nounsarthritica person afflicted with arthritis

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