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osteoarthritis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
osteoarthritisos‧te‧o‧ar‧thri‧tis /ˌɒstiəʊɑːˈθraɪtɪs $ ˌɑːstioʊɑːr-/ noun [uncountable]  MIa medical condition which makes your knees and other joints stiff and painful
Examples from the Corpus
osteoarthritisThe patients studied suffered from either osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.More than 1,000,000 people in Britain suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and a further five million have osteoarthritis.A more recent trial in osteoarthritis showed no effect from Rhus toxicodendron when compared with placebo.Patients with osteoarthritis have a progressive destruction of joint tissue which can be exactly quantified.
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