Definition of Rheumatoid

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to arthritis. "Rheumy with age and grief"

Exact synonyms: Arthritic, Creaky, Rheumatic, Rheumy
Similar to: Unhealthy
Derivative terms: Arthritis, Rheumatic, Rheumatism, Rheumatism



Definition of Rheumatoid

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to rheumatism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rheumatoid

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Rheumatoid

1. Resembling rheumatism. Origin: Gr. Rheuma = flux, eidos = form This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rheumatoid

rheumatic valvulitis
rheumatically
rheumatick
rheumaticky
rheumatics
rheumatid
rheumatism
rheumatism of the heart
rheumatism weed
rheumatismal
rheumatismoid
rheumatisms
rheumatiz
rheumatizes
rheumatocelis
rheumatoid (current term)
rheumatoid arteritis
rheumatoid arthritis
rheumatoid arthritis: joint manifestations
rheumatoid disease
rheumatoid factor
rheumatoid factors
rheumatoid lung disease
rheumatoid nodule
rheumatoid nodules
rheumatoid spondylitis
rheumatological
rheumatologies
rheumatologist
rheumatologists

Literary usage of Rheumatoid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1892)
"Dr. Spender asks if this sequence of events does not justify the assumption that what we call rheumatoid arthritis is a far-reaching neurosis. ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Advanced or additional educational goals should be a strong consideration both for clients with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis and those with ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1904)
"THE following cases of rheumatoid arthritis appear to me to be worthy of note. Many writers, from Spender onwards, have drawn attention to the prominent ..."

4. On Slight Ailments, and on Treating Disease by Lionel Smith Beale (1896)
"The curable early stage of certain obstinate Chronic Maladies—Certain forms of Neuralgia, Chronic Rheumatism, rheumatoid Arthritis and Gouty tendencies. ..."

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