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rheumatoid arthritis

noun [U] uk   /ˌruː.mə.tɔɪd.ɑːˈθraɪ.tɪs/  us   /-ɑːrˈθraɪ.t̬əs/
a disease that causes stiffness, swelling, and pain in the joints (= places where two bones are connected) of the body
Translations of “rheumatoid arthritis”
in Chinese (Traditional) 類風濕性關節炎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 类风湿性关节炎…
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