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rheumatoid arthritisnoun [U]

uk   /ˌruː.mə.tɔɪd ɑːˈθraɪ.tɪs/ us   /ˌruː.mə.tɔɪd ɑːrˈθraɪ.t̬əs/
a disease that causes stiffness, swelling, and pain in the joints (= places where two bones are connected) of the body
(Definition of rheumatoid arthritis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 类风湿性关节炎…
in Chinese (Traditional) 類風濕性關節炎…
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