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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Rhymes with Osteoarthritis

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How do you pronounce osteoarthritis?

Pronounce osteoarthritis as ˌɑstiˌoʊɑrθˈraɪtəs.

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Sentences with 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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