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

noun Pathology.

arthritis occurring in more than one joint.

Origin of polyarthritis

First recorded in 1895–1900; poly- + arthritis
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Medicine definitions for polyarthritis

[ pŏl′ē-är-thrītĭs ]


Simultaneous inflammation of several joints.
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