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A popular term for stiffness after rest, a finding typical of rheumatic diseases (e.g., juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or Still’s disease), which is variably accompanied by polyarthritis and guarding of joints against activity
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gelling

Rheumatology Stiffness after rest, which is typical of rheumatic diseases–eg, in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis–Still's disease, variably accompanied by polyarthritis and guarding of joints against activity
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gelling

(jĕl′ĭng)
In arthritis, becoming stiff and fixed in any position in which movement does not occur for a prolonged period.
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We assume that the gelling begins at the point when o-o-p formation is fast and this time period is the reason for the observed incubation period.
For this case the gelling period was observed as 3 h as shown in Figure 5.
The overall effect is a longer gelling period of 3 h.