unrheumatic

rheumatic

[roo-mat-ik] Pathology.
adjective
1.
pertaining to or of the nature of rheumatism.
2.
affected with or subject to rheumatism.
noun
3.
a person affected with rheumatism.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English reumatik < Latin rheumaticus < Greek rheumatikós, equivalent to rheumat- (stem of rheûma; see rheum) + -ikos -ic

rheumatically, adverb
antirheumatic, adjective, noun
nonrheumatic, adjective, noun
postrheumatic, adjective
prerheumatic, adjective
pseudorheumatic, adjective
unrheumatic, adjective
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rheumatic (ruːˈmætɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or afflicted with rheumatism
 
n
2.  a person afflicted with rheumatism
 
[C14: ultimately from Greek rheumatikos, from rheuma a flow; see rheum]
 
rheu'matically
 
adv

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rheumatic
late 14c., from O.Fr. reumatique, from L. rheumaticus "troubled with rheum," from Gk. rheumatikos, from rheuma (see rheum). Rheumatism is attested from c.1600.
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rheumatic rheu·mat·ic (rōō-māt'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or characterized by rheumatism. n.
One who is affected by rheumatism.

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