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arthritis

noun [U]  us   /ɑrˈθrɑɪ·t̬əs/
a disease in which a person’s joints become swollen, and in which there is some loss in the ability to move them without pain
arthritic
adjective  us   /ɑrˈθrɪt̬·ɪk/
an arthritic knee
Translations of “arthritis”
in Arabic التِهاب المَفاصِل…
in Korean 관절염…
in Malaysian penyakit artritis…
in French arthrite…
in Turkish romatizma…
in Italian artrite…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關節炎…
in Russian артрит…
in Polish reumatyzm, artretyzm, zapalenie stawów…
in Vietnamese chứng viêm khớp…
in Spanish artritis…
in Portuguese artrite…
in Thai ภาวะข้อต่ออักเสบ…
in German die Arthritis…
in Catalan artritis…
in Japanese 関節炎…
in Indonesian penyakit sendi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关节炎…
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