Rheumatoid is used with these nouns: ↑arthritis

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  • rheumatoid — 1847, from Gk. rheumat , stem of rheuma (see RHEUM (Cf. rheum)) + OID (Cf. oid) …   Etymology dictionary

  • rheumatoid — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to, affected by, or resembling rheumatism …   English terms dictionary

  • rheumatoid — [ro͞o′mə toid΄] adj. of or like rheumatism …   English World dictionary

  • rheumatoid — Resembling r. arthritis in one or more features. [G. rheuma, flux, + eidos, resemblance] * * * rheu·ma·toid .tȯid adj characteristic of or affected with rheumatoid arthritis * * * rheu·ma·toid (rooґmə toid) [rheumatism + oid] 1. resembling… …   Medical dictionary

  • rheumatoid — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from rheumatism Date: 1869 characteristic of or affected with rheumatoid arthritis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rheumatoid —    Broadly, having dull aching in joints, muscles, eyes, and so forth. In a more literal sense, it is having an autoimmune response, usually between certain IgM and IgE antibodies, that may have started as a bacterial infection or as some… …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • rheumatoid — adj. having the character of rheumatism. Phrases and idioms: rheumatoid arthritis a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation and stiffening of the joints …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rheumatoid arthritis — Classification and external resources A hand affected by rheumatoid arthritis ICD 10 M …   Wikipedia

  • Rheumatoid factor — (RF or RhF) is an autoantibody (antibody direct against an organism s own tissues) most relevant in rheumatoid arthritis. It is an antibody against the Fc portion of IgG, which is itself an antibody. RF and IgG join to form immune complexes which …   Wikipedia

  • Rheumatoid pleuritis — Rheumatoid pleuritis, a form of pleural effusion, is an uncommon complication of rheumatoid arthritis, occurring in 2 3% of patients (Walker and Wright, 1967; Naylor, 1990)HistopathologyLight microscopy reveals replacement of normal cells lining… …   Wikipedia

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