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arthritis

noun [no plural]
 
/ɑːˈθraɪtɪs/
an illness that causes pain in the parts of the body where bones meet
Translations of “arthritis”
in Korean 관절염…
in Arabic التِهاب المَفاصِل…
in French arthrite…
in Turkish romatizma…
in Italian artrite…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關節炎…
in Russian артрит…
in Polish reumatyzm, artretyzm, zapalenie stawów…
in Spanish artritis…
in Portuguese artrite…
in German die Arthritis…
in Catalan artritis…
in Japanese 関節炎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关节炎…
(Definition of arthritis from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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