A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
Acute or chronic inflammation of one or more joints, usually accompanied by pain and stiffness, resulting from infection, trauma, degenerative changes, autoimmune disease, or other causes.
(Pathology) A chronic and progressive disease in which the immune system attacks the joints. It is characterised by pain, inflammation and swelling of the joints, stiffness, weakness, loss of mobility and deformity. Tissues throughout the body can be affected, including the skin, blood vessels, heart, lungs, and muscles.
Inflammation of the vermiform appendix: usually, the infected appendix must be surgically removed
A hereditary form of recurrent, acute arthritis with swelling and severe pain, characterized by an excess of uric acid in the blood and deposits of uric acid salts, usually in the joints of the feet and hands, esp. in the big toe
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