[ roo-muh-tol-uh-jist ]
/ ˌru məˈtɒl ə dʒɪst /
a specialist in rheumatology, especially a physician who specializes in the treatment of rheumatic diseases, as arthritis, lupus erythematosus, and scleroderma.
- rheumatoid arthritis,
- rheumatoid factor,
- rheumatoid nodule,
- rheumatoid spondylitis,
Origin of rheumatologist
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Examples from the Web for rheumatologist
My rheumatologist started me off at 40mg daily, and yes, it relieved the swelling!
[ rōō′mə-tŏl′ə-jĭst ]
A specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic disorders.
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