Synonyms
Etymology

1. osteoarthritis

noun. ['ˌɑːstiːˌoʊɑːrˈθraɪtəs'] chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age.

Synonyms

  • degenerative arthritis
  • arthritis

Etymology

  • arthritis (English)
  • osteo- (English)

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Example sentences of the word osteoarthritis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cayenne pepper and olive oil are two supplements which may have some benefit in treating osteoarthritis.

2. Verb, base form
Pain-free cracking does not lead to osteoarthritis or any other joint damage.

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