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rheumatoid arthritisnoun [U]

uk   /ˌruː.mə.tɔɪd.ɑːˈθraɪ.tɪs/  us   /-ɑːrˈθraɪ.t̬əs/
a ​disease that ​causesstiffness, ​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)
Translations of “rheumatoid arthritis”
in Chinese (Simplified) 类风湿性关节炎…
in Chinese (Traditional) 類風濕性關節炎…
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