arthritis definition

  • noun:
    • Inflammation of a joint, frequently accompanied by discomfort, inflammation, and stiffness, and caused by illness, upheaval, degenerative modifications, metabolic disruptions, or any other reasons. It occurs in various types, such as microbial joint disease, osteoarthritis, or rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
    • swelling of a joint or joints causing discomfort and/or impairment, swelling and rigidity, and considering various reasons particularly illness, traumatization, degenerative changes or metabolic disorders.
    • Any swelling of bones, like the gout. Many different kinds of joint disease tend to be recognized, some of which (like arthritis rheumatoid, also referred to as joint disease deformans and joint disease nodosa) tend to be persistent and progressive, and trigger incapacitation and deformity.
    • irritation of a joint.
    • infection of a joint or joints

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