rheumatologist

[roo-muh-tol-uh-jist]
noun
a specialist in rheumatology, especially a physician who specializes in the treatment of rheumatic diseases, as arthritis, lupus erythematosus, and scleroderma.

Origin:
1945–50; rheumatolog(y) + -ist

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rheumatology (ˌruːməˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medicine concerned with the study of rheumatic diseases
 
rheumatological
 
adj
 
rheuma'tologist
 
n

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rheumatologist rheu·ma·tol·o·gist (rū-mā- tol'ō-jist)
n.
a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic conditions

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She referred me to a rheumatologist to be evaluated for lupus.
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