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periarthritis

periarthritis in Medicine

periarthritis per·i·ar·thri·tis (pěr'ē-är-thrī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the tissues surrounding a joint.

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  • Such cases, if the contusion is of sufficient violence, result in arthritis and periarthritis.

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