chronic rheumatism


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chron·ic rheu·ma·tism

a nonspecific disorder of the joints, slow in progress, producing a painful thickening and contraction of the fibrous structures, interfering with motion, and causing deformity.

chron·ic rheu·ma·tism

(kronik rūmă-tizm)
Nonspecific joint disorder, slow in progress, producing a painful thickening and contraction of the fibrous structures, interfering with motion, and causing deformity.

chronic rheumatism

An old term for any chronic arthritis.
See also: rheumatism
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