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The bath at 40° Celsius is a real boon for arthritic persons.

Death is usually due to generalization of the arthritic infection.

It is probably connected with a diathesis—the arthritic—which may be inherited or acquired.

Statistics of arthritic gout show this tendency in a varying but always large proportion of cases.

With the increased frequency of the arthritic attacks the signs of the constitutional vice become more marked.

In cases where the arthritic lesions are progressive and advanced much benefit may be derived from hot baths.

In some verses to a Lady, he talks of his arthritic pains, an epithet not very suitable to the dialect of Parnassus.

It is impossible to give a diet for arthritic patients, peculiarities of this disease being largely individual.

Another set of feet had crossed this floor: small, boyish feet that took slow, arthritic steps.

I consider the tartar on the teeth, calculi renales and arthritic nodosities very similar morbid products.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., artetyk, "pertaining to arthritis," also as a noun, from Old French artetique (12c., Modern French arthritique), corresponding to Latin arthriticus, from Greek arthritikos, from arthron "joint" (see arm (n.1)). Spelling gradually restored to Latin form in 17c.

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