Definition of rheumatoid in English:


Syllabification: rheu·ma·toid
Pronunciation: /ˈro͞oməˌtoid


  • Relating to, affected by, or resembling rheumatism.
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    • As her severely rheumatoid hands are useless, an adequate range of movement in just one of her knees means that she can still get out of the chair without help.
    • Extremely high titers are associated with the presence of rheumatoid nodules.
    • She had a restrictive defect later shown to be caused by a rheumatoid lung.

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