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Definition of RHEUMATISM
Pronunciation : RHEUMATISM

noun : RHEUMATISM

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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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