degenerative arthritis

degenerative arthritis

noun
chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age [syn: osteoarthritis
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: degenerative
Next Definition: degenerative disorder
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for degenerative arthritis
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing degenerative arthritis
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature