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rheumatism 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈro͞oməˌtizəm/,
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Any disease marked by inflammation and pain in the joints, muscles, or fibrous tissue, esp. rheumatoid arthritis,
  1. Any disease marked by inflammation and pain in the joints, muscles, or fibrous tissue, esp. rheumatoid arthritis


  1. any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues
  2. rheumatoid arthritis: a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of ...
  3. Rheumatism or rheumatic disorder is a non-specific term for medical problems affecting the joints and connective tissue. The study of, and therapeutic interventions in, such disorders is called rheumatology.
  4. Any disorder of the muscles, tendons, joints, bones, nerves, characterized by pain, discomfort and disability; atrophic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis
  5. Any disorder associated with pain in joints
  6. Defined broadly, it is almost any chronic dull ache resulting from and associated with the aging process.
  7. a general term for acute or chronic conditions characterized by inflammation of the muscles and joints (includes arthritis, gout, bursitis, myositis, and fibromyositis).
  8. An indefinite term applied to various conditions with pain or other symptoms which are of articular origin or related to other elements of the musculoskeletal system. (articular= relating to a joint).
  9. Any of a variety of disorders marked by inflammation, degeneration, or metabolic derangement of the connective tissue structures of the body. ...
  10. An older term referring to painful conditions of muscles, bones, joints, and tendons.
  11. Various conditions characterized by inflammation or pain in joints, muscles or fibrous tissue.
  12. A non-specific term for general joint pain.
  13. A broad term used to describe inflammation, stiffness, and tenderness of the muscle or joints.
  14. This is a general term which covers any inflammatory process in the muscle or joints; here its meaning will be limited to muscular rheumatism as Arthitris has already been covered.
  15. Lay word for any ache in the joints
  16. Stiffness of joints and muscles