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periarthritis

[ pĕr′ē-är-thrītĭs ]
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n.
Inflammation of the tissues surrounding a joint.
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How to use periarthritis in a sentence

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

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