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rheumatism vs. arthritis

[ roo-muh-tiz-uhm ]
  1. any disorder of the extremities or back, characterized by pain and stiffness.
  2. rheumatic fever.
[ ahr-thrahy-tis ]
  1. acute or chronic inflammation of a joint, often accompanied by pain and structural changes and having diverse causes, as infection, crystal deposition, or injury.

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