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English definition of “arthritis”

arthritis

noun [U]
 
 
/ɑːˈθraɪtɪs/
an illness that causes the parts of the body where bones meet to become painful and often bigProblems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teeth
arthritic
 
 
/ɑːˈθrɪtɪk/ adjective
an arthritic hip/knee
(Definition of arthritis from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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