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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person suffering with any of various conditions characterized by inflammation or pain in muscles, joints, or fibrous tissue adj. - Of or pertaining to arthritis.

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  • Doctors believe that there is a genetic factor in rheumatic fever: Some families are much more likely to develop it.
  • There are over 200 kinds of rheumatic diseases - the word rheumatic means aches and pains in joints, bones and muscles.
  • Some other diseases are erroneously called rheumatic, as hemicrania, and odontalgia.
  • He had what was called rheumatic fever and the doctor had to drain fluid from his back. for more
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