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English definition of “rheumatoid arthritis”

rheumatoid arthritis

noun [U]     /ˌruː.mə.tɔɪd.ɑːˈθraɪ.tɪs/ US  /-ɑːrˈθraɪ.t̬əs/
a disease that causes stiffness, swelling, and pain in the joints (= places where two bones are connected) of the bodyProblems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teeth
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