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arthrosis

 [ahr-thro´sis]
1. a joint or articulation.
2. disease of a joint.

ar·thro·sis

(ar-thrō'sis),
1. Degenerative joint changes.
2. Synonym(s): osteoarthritis

arthrosis

/ar·thro·sis/ (ahr-thro´sis)
1. joint.

arthrosis

(är-thrō′sĭs)
n. pl. arthro·ses (-sēz)
1. An articulation or a joint between bones.
2. A degenerative disease of a joint.

arthrosis

(1) Joint; articulatio [NA6]. 
(2) A generic term for a non-inflammatory arthropathy—e.g., degenerative joint disease.

arthrosis

1. A general term for any joint disease.
2. Pseudoarthrosis, see there.

ar·thro·sis

, pl. arthroses (ahrth-rōsis, -sēz)
1. Synonym(s): joint.
2. A degenerative disorder of a joint.
[G. arthrōsis, a jointing]

arthrosis

1. Any abnormal connection or joint occurring between bones.
2. Any degenerative process in a joint.

arthrosis

joint degeneration

ar·thro·sis

, pl. arthroses (ahrth-rōsis, -sēz)
1. Degenerative joint changes.
2. Synonym(s): osteoarthritis.
[G. arthrōsis, a jointing]

arthrosis

1. a joint or articulation.
2. disease of a joint.

Patient discussion about arthrosis

Q. Our GP said that I have a greater risk for joint disease because I am HLA-B27 + . what is he talking about? My mom and dad have a spondyloarthropathy. they went to our GP and he did us some genetic tests and said that I am HLA-B27 positive, and that i have a greater risk for several diseases. what kind of diseases is he talking about?

A. HLA-B27 is a part of our immune system. Some of us )like me) have this gene and some of us don't have it. The fact you have this gene says you might have some diseases.
Those diseases are mainly arthritis for its kinds and inflammatory bowel diseases (witch I have and its totally manageable.
if your parents have only spondyloarthropathy I guess you can expect you will have a spondyloarthropathy too.
Go to your GP and ask him to explain you more about this.

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In recent weeks, the Vatican has said that doctors have ordered John Paul to limit his movement to recuperate from knee pain caused by arthrosis, an ailment of the joint.
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Schabus reckons Muster has arthrosis - a form of arthritis - in his left knee and a shortening of his left leg because of an operation on the knee.
A Comparison of Quality of Life Before and After Arthroplasty in Patients Who Had Arthrosis of the Hip Joint.
Common side effects seen with ARIMIDEX vs tamoxifen in the early breast cancer trial after 5 years of treatment include hot flashes (36% vs 41%), joint disorders (including arthritis, arthrosis, arthralgia) (36% vs 29%), asthenia (19% vs 18%), mood disturbances (19% vs 18%), pain (17% vs 16%), pharyngitis (14% vs 14%), nausea and vomiting (13% vs 12%), rash (11% vs 13%), depression (13% vs 12%), hypertension (13% vs 11%), osteoporosis (11% vs 7%), peripheral edema (10% vs 11%), lymphedema (10% vs 11%), back pain (10% vs 10%), insomnia (10% vs 9%), and headache (10% vs 8%).
Effectiveness of leech therapy in women with symptomatic arthrosis of the first carpometacarpal joint: a randomized controlled trial.
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The degree of arthrosis in the operative knee did not correlate with worse outcomes.