stiff joint


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stiff joint

Etymology: OE, stif + L, jungere, to join
a rigid or inflexible joint, as may be caused by tight connective tissue or by arthritis or other rheumatic disorders.

stiff joint

A joint with reduced mobility.
See also: joint
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