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English definition of “osteoarthritis”

osteoarthritis

noun [U] uk   /ˌɒs.ti.əʊ.ɑːˈθraɪ.tɪs/ us    /ˌɑː.sti.oʊ.ɑːrˈθraɪ.t̬əs/
a disease that causes pain and stiffness in the joints (= places where two bones are connected)Problems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teeth
(Definition of osteoarthritis from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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