[ roo-mat-ik ]
/ rʊˈmæt ɪk /
a person affected with rheumatism.
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Origin of rheumatic
OTHER WORDS FROM rheumatic
rheu·mat·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti·rheu·mat·ic, adjective, nounnon·rheu·mat·ic, adjective, nounpost·rheu·mat·ic, adjective
pre·rheu·mat·ic, adjectivepseu·do·rheu·mat·ic, adjectiveun·rheu·mat·ic, adjective
Words nearby rheumatic
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British Dictionary definitions for antirheumatic
/ (ruːˈmætɪk) /
of, relating to, or afflicted with rheumatism
a person afflicted with rheumatism
Derived forms of rheumaticrheumatically, adverb
Word Origin for rheumatic
C14: ultimately from Greek rheumatikos, from rheuma a flow; see rheum
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Medical definitions for antirheumatic
[ rōō-măt′ĭk ]
Relating to or characterized by rheumatism.
One who is affected by rheumatism.
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