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rheumatoid Line breaks: rheuma|toid
Pronunciation: /ˈruːmətɔɪd/

Definition of rheumatoid in English:


Relating to, affected by, or resembling rheumatism: rheumatoid disease a rheumatoid joint
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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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