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DEGENERATIVE ARTHRITIS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does degenerative arthritis mean? 

DEGENERATIVE ARTHRITIS (noun)
  The noun DEGENERATIVE ARTHRITIS has 1 sense:

1. chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age

  Familiarity information: DEGENERATIVE ARTHRITIS used as a noun is very rare.


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DEGENERATIVE ARTHRITIS (noun)


Sense 1degenerative arthritis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

degenerative arthritis; degenerative joint disease; osteoarthritis

Hypernyms ("degenerative arthritis" is a kind of...):

arthritis (inflammation of a joint or joints)


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