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English definition of “arthritic”

arthritic

adjective uk   /ɑːˈθrɪt.ɪk/ us    /ɑːrˈθrɪt̬-/
suffering from or affected by arthritis: Her hands were swollen and arthritic. arthritic jointsProblems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teeth

arthritic

noun [C] uk   /ɑːˈθrɪt.ɪk/ us    /ɑːrˈθrɪt̬-/
a person who suffers from arthritis: Many arthritics find it difficult to climb stairs.Problems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teeth
(Definition of arthritic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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