- resembling rheumatism.
Sometimes rheu·ma·toi·dal [roo-muh-toi-dl] /ˌru məˈtɔɪ dl/.
Origin of rheumatoid
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Examples from the Web for rheumatoid
Researchers have found that a drug approved for rheumatoid arthritis helped a patient suffering from alopecia halt his hair loss.Can This Arthritis Drug Cure Baldness?
June 20, 2014
The thing is that autoimmune diseases—like diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and rheumatoid arthritis—are on the rise.New Research Shows Poorly Understood “Leaky Gut Syndrome” Is Real, May Be the Cause of Several Diseases
March 27, 2014
In 1994, Bill Poling was 36, unemployed and suffering from rheumatoid arthritis.Powerball Winners on Being Filthy Rich
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Well, part of that was the medication for my rheumatoid arthritis.
Are you talking about your battle with rheumatoid arthritis and the need to deaden the pain of it?
He admits that the latter is often associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
The reader may consult the observations made on four of these affections in connection with the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
Much the same remarks apply to the view that gout in the parents may transmit a tendency to rheumatoid arthritis in the offspring.
He may have had true articular rheumatism as well as rheumatoid arthritis.
Lastly, in some instances they are no doubt the hybrid offspring of an inherited tendency to both gout and rheumatoid arthritis.
- (of the symptoms of a disease) resembling rheumatism
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Word Origin and History for rheumatoid
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- Of or resembling rheumatism.
- Suffering from rheumatism.
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