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rheumatic

División en sílabas: rheu·mat·ic
Pronunciación: /ro͞oˈmadik
 
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Definición de rheumatic en inglés:

adjetivo

1Of, relating to, or caused by rheumatism: rheumatic pains
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It seems probable that the mortality from rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease has decreased since the turn of the century.
  • She had a history of rheumatic fever at age 9 with subsequent development of rheumatic heart disease.
  • In April 1983, a 71-year-old woman with a history of rheumatic heart disease, aortic insufficiency, and bacterial endocarditis was referred for diffuse lymphadenopathy.
1.1(Of a person or part of the body) suffering from or affected by rheumatism.
Example sentences
  • Nearly two decades after declaring the year 1984 as the year of the rheumatic child, infections due to GAS are still prevalent in India.
  • Instead, it was claimed that aspirin was ‘discovered’ by an ‘Aryan’ scientist, Felix Hoffman, to alleviate the sufferings of his rheumatic father.
  • The discovery of aspirin is customarily said to have resulted from Felix Hoffmann's rheumatic father encouraging his son to produce a medicine devoid of the unpleasant effects of sodium salicylate.

sustantivo

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A person suffering from rheumatism.
Example sentences
  • The arthritic and rheumatic used to be lowered into the waters that bubble out of the Peak District's limestone at a constant 27.5C.

Origen

late Middle English (originally referring to infection characterized by rheum): from Old French reumatique, or via Latin from Greek rheumatikos, from rheuma 'bodily humor, flow' (see rheum).

Derivados

rheumatically

1
Pronunciación: /-ik(ə)lē/
adverbio

rheumaticky

2
Pronunciación: /ro͝oˈmatikē, ˈro͞oməˌtikē/
adjetivo
( informal )
Example sentences
  • It helps to relieve nervous tension, certain types of neuralgia and rheumaticky pains.

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