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Dictionary entry overview: What does psoriatic arthritis mean?
• PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS (noun)
The noun PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS has 1 sense:
1. a form of rheumatoid arthritis usually affecting fingers and toes and associated with psoriasis
Familiarity information: PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A form of rheumatoid arthritis usually affecting fingers and toes and associated with psoriasis
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
Hypernyms ("psoriatic arthritis" is a kind of...):
atrophic arthritis; rheumatism; rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of all components of the joint)
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