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Vocabulary Term Details

Joint diseases

Definition (

A joint disorder is termed an arthropathy, and when involving inflammation of one or more joints the disorder is called an arthritis. Most joint disorders involve arthritis, but joint damage by external physical trauma is typically not termed arthritis. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

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Organic diseases
N/AJoints (body parts)

This term is used for the following terms: 
Joint disorders

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