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gout

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
goutgout /É”aŹŠt/ noun [uncountable] šŸ”Š šŸ”Š MIa disease that makes your toes, fingers, and knees swollen and painful
Examples from the Corpus
goutā€¢ I am a gout sufferer, and it's no laughing matter.ā€¢ He looked in the mirror and could see a gout of her smoker's phlegm on his cheek.ā€¢ In addition to these disorders, two specific enzyme defects have been reported to cause primary adult gout.ā€¢ Four clinical stages in the course of gout are generally recognized.ā€¢ Allopurinol has withstood substantial trials, and remains a standard drug for the treatment of gout.ā€¢ Hyperuricemia is generated by one or both of two mechanisms in primary gout.ā€¢ The causes of primary and secondary gout are presented in Table 4-2.ā€¢ Not only was gout meant to protect one from more dangerous ailments; it engendered virtue in itself.
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