arthritic

[ ahr-thrit-ik ]
/ ɑrˈθrɪt ɪk /

adjective

Also ar·thrit·i·cal. of, relating to, or afflicted with arthritis.

noun

a person afflicted with arthritis.

Origin of arthritic

1325–75; < Latin arthrīticus < Greek arthrītikós (see arthr-, -itic); replacing Middle English artetik < Old French artetique < Latin, as above

Related forms

ar·thrit·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti·ar·thrit·ic, adjective, nounpost·ar·thrit·ic, adjective
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