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polyarthritis

[pol-ee-ahr-thrahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. arthritis occurring in more than one joint.
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Origin of polyarthritis

First recorded in 1895–1900; poly- + arthritis
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Examples from the Web for polyarthritis

Historical Examples

  • The existence of polyarthritis, of peri- or endocarditis, of pneumonia or pleurisy, does not contraindicate the cold bathing.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

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polyarthritis in Medicine

polyarthritis

(pŏl′ē-är-thrītĭs)
n.
  1. Simultaneous inflammation of several joints.
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