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orth ri tik

  • n  a person afflicted with arthritis
    the hands of an elderly arthritic
  • s  of or pertaining to arthritis

  • When the arthritic 88-year-old received $25,000 in back pay in 1974, he told reporters, "You can't pay for a lifetime.
  • X rays of limbs to detect possible fractures, or arthritic deposits in joints, usually require only short exposures.
  • The damage caused by wearing ill-fitting shoes, suffering a football injury or spending day after day stooped over in a field can certainly give rise to arthritic joints.
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  • John Smoltz in Los Angeles Times
    They were very happy arthritic changes did not exist,Smoltz said. "That was one of the unknowns. If you have arthritic changes, that can cause some long-term problems, so they were very excited about that. Every issue (Andrews) described...
  • Jason Orange in Prince George Citizen
    I'm 37 years old, I've got an arthritic knee,band member Jason Orange said. "We stand before you bruised and battered, but dead chuffed (pleased)."
  • Shareef Abdur-Rahim in USA Today
    I came to grips with the fact that, health-wise, I won't be able to get back to the condition and level that is needed to play in the NBA,Abdur-Rahim said. "My right knee has become arthritic over the years, and is to the point where it...

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