of or pertaining to arthritis (inflammation of the joints)
one who suffers from arthritis (inflammation of the joints)
\ar*thrit"ic\ (&?;), arthritical \ar*thrit"ic*al\ (&?;), ] a. [l. arthriticus, gr. 'arqritiko`s. see arthritis.] 1.
pertaining to the joints. [obs.] t. browne. 2.
of or pertaining to arthritis; gouty.arthritic
adj : of or pertaining to arthritis; "my creaky old joints" [syn: creaky, rheumatic, rheumatoid]
Arthritis (from Greek arthro-, joint + -itis, inflammation; plural: arthritides) is a form of joint disorder that involves inflammation in one or more joints. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), a result of trauma to the joint, infection of the joint, or age. Other arthritis forms are rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and related autoimmune diseases. Septic arthritis is caused by joint infection.
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1. of or pertaining to arthritis; "my creaky old joints"; "rheumy with age and grief"
(synonym) creaky, rheumatic, rheumatoid, rheumy
referring to arthritis; he has an arthritic hip2 noun
person suffering from arthritis
Alt. of Arthritical
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