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Dictionary entry overview: What does osteoarthritis mean?
• OSTEOARTHRITIS (noun)
The noun OSTEOARTHRITIS has 1 sense:
1. chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age
Familiarity information: OSTEOARTHRITIS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
Hypernyms ("osteoarthritis" is a kind of...):
arthritis (inflammation of a joint or joints)
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