Definition of Rheumatism. Meaning of Rheumatism. Synonyms of Rheumatism

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Definition of Rheumatism

Rheumatism
Rheumatism Rheu"ma*tism, n. [L. rheumatismus rheum, Gr. ????, fr.??? to have or suffer from a flux, fr. ??? rheum: cf. F. rheumatisme. See 2d Rheum.] (Med.) A general disease characterized by painful, often multiple, local inflammations, usually affecting the joints and muscles, but also extending sometimes to the deeper organs, as the heart. Inflammatory rheumatism (Med.), acute rheumatism attended with fever, and attacking usually the larger joints, which become swollen, hot, and very painful. Rheumatism root. (Bot.) See Twinleaf.

Meaning of Rheumatism from wikipedia

- Rheumatism or rheumatic disorders are conditions causing chronic, often intermittent pain affecting the joints or connective tissue. Rheumatism does not...
- Palindromic rheumatism (PR) is a syndrome characterised by recurrent, self-resolving inflammatory attacks in and around the joints, consists of arthritis...
- Rheumatism root is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Apocynum cannabinum, also known as dogbane, Amy root, hemp dogbane, Indian hemp,...
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- rhumatologues du Quebec American College of Rheumatology European League Against Rheumatism Consortium of Rheumatology Researchers of North America, Inc. British...
- commonly known as cocci, Valley fever, as well as California fever, desert rheumatism, or San Joaquin Valley fever, is a mammalian fungal disease caused by...
- League Against Rheumatism (abbr. EULAR) is a European non-governmental organization which represents the people with arthritis/rheumatism, health professional...
- Hypereosinophilic syndrome is a disease characterized by a persistently elevated eosinophil count (≥ 1500 eosinophils/mm³) in the blood for at least six...
- Swedish Rheumatism ****ociation (Swedish: Reumatikerförbundet) is a non-profit organization working for people with rheumatic disorders. Rheumatism ****ociation...
- "The American Rheumatism ****ociation 1987 revised criteria for the cl****ification of rheumatoid arthritis". Arthritis and Rheumatism. 31 (3): 315–24...
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