polyarthritis

[ pol-ee-ahr-thrahy-tis ]
/ ˌpɒl i ɑrˈθraɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.

arthritis occurring in more than one joint.

Nearby words

  1. polyanthus,
  2. polyarchy,
  3. polyarteritis,
  4. polyarteritis nodosa,
  5. polyarthric,
  6. polyarthritis rheumatica acuta,
  7. polyarticular,
  8. polyatomic,
  9. polyaxial joint,
  10. polybasic

Origin of polyarthritis

First recorded in 1895–1900; poly- + arthritis

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Medicine definitions for polyarthritis

polyarthritis

[ pŏl′ē-är-thrītĭs ]

n.

Simultaneous inflammation of several joints.

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