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Meaning of “rheumatism” in the English Dictionary

"rheumatism" in British English

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rheumatismnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈruː.mə.tɪ.zəm/
a ​medicalcondition that ​causesstiffness and ​pain in the joints (= ​places where two ​bones are ​connected) or ​muscles of the ​body: She ​suffers from rheumatism. I can't ​play the ​piano any more because I have rheumatism in my ​fingers.
(Definition of rheumatism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rheumatism" in American English

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rheumatismnoun [U]

 us   /ˈru·məˌtɪz·əm/
a ​medicalcondition that ​causesstiffness and ​pain in the ​joints or ​muscles
(Definition of rheumatism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rheumatism”
in Korean 류머티즘…
in Arabic روماتيزم…
in Malaysian reumatisme…
in French rhumatisme…
in Russian ревматизм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風濕病…
in Italian reumatismo…
in Turkish romatizma…
in Polish reumatyzm…
in Spanish reumatismo…
in Vietnamese bệnh thấp khớp…
in Portuguese reumatismo…
in Thai โรคไขข้ออักเสบ…
in German der Rheumatismus…
in Catalan reumatisme…
in Japanese リウマチ, 関節リウマチ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 风湿病…
in Indonesian rematik…
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