(comparative more arthritic, superlative most arthritic)
- Of, or affected by arthritis.
- Her arthritic wrists bothered her most in the winter.
- A person with arthritis.
From Latin arthriticus (“gouty, arthritic”), from Ancient Greek
Variant of arthritis
inflammation of a joint or joints, esp. as in rheumatoid arthritis
Origin of arthritisClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek ; from arthron (see arthro-) + -itis