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rheumatologist

[roo-muh-tol-uh-jist] /ˌru məˈtɒl ə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a specialist in rheumatology, especially a physician who specializes in the treatment of rheumatic diseases, as arthritis, lupus erythematosus, and scleroderma.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; rheumatolog(y) + -ist
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  • She referred me to a rheumatologist to be evaluated for lupus.
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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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