rheumatoid nodule

n.

A subcutaneous nodule occurring most commonly over bony prominences in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Nearby words

  1. rheumatism,
  2. rheumatism-root,
  3. rheumatoid,
  4. rheumatoid arthritis,
  5. rheumatoid factor,
  6. rheumatoid spondylitis,
  7. rheumatologist,
  8. rheumatology,
  9. rheumy,
  10. rhexis


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