Entry from British & World English dictionary
Aching pain in the muscles and joints.
- These are muscular rheumatism which affects the muscles and articular rheumatism which affects the joints.
- In subacute or chronic muscular rheumatism, pain is excited only when the affected muscles are contracted with unusual force, and then it is similar to that experienced in the acute form.
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