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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints.

Usage examples (31)
  • 'We found that the more vitamin C given, the more osteoarthritis is apparent in the joints of these animals that are predisposed to getting osteoarthritis.'
  • This is called osteoarthritis and most often cases pain and stiffness in the knee.
  • Essentially, osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage that cushions the ends of the joints is worn away.
  • From the limited research carried out, we know some sport-related injuries will cause osteoarthritis, which is a painful and debilitating condition. for more
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