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arthritis

noun [U] uk   /ɑːˈθraɪ.tɪs/ us    /ɑːrˈθraɪ.t̬əs/
a serious condition in which a person's joints (= places where two bones are connected) become painful, swollen, and stiff: In later life she was crippled with arthritis.
Translations of “arthritis”
in Korean 관절염…
in Arabic التِهاب المَفاصِل…
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 Spanish artritis…
in Portuguese artrite…
in German die Arthritis…
in Catalan artritis…
in Japanese 関節炎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关节炎…
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