gout Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gout" in British English

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goutnoun [U]

uk   us   /ɡaʊt/
a ​painfuldisease that makes the joints (= ​places where two ​bones are ​connected), ​especially the ​feet, ​knees, and ​hands, ​swell
gouty
adjective uk   /ˈɡaʊ.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
(Definition of gout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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goutnoun [U]

 us   /ɡɑʊt/
a ​painfuldisease of the ​joints, esp. in a ​toe or ​finger
(Definition of gout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gout”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指脚、膝盖和手部的)痛风…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指腳、膝蓋和手部的)痛風…
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