meaning of arthritic

arthritic meaning in General Dictionary

related to the joints

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  • of or with respect to arthritis
  • someone suffering from joint disease
  • Alt. of Arthritical

arthritic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-14c., artetyk, "pertaining to arthritis," also as a noun, from Old French artetique (12c., contemporary French arthritique), corresponding to Latin arthriticus, from Greek arthritikos, from arthron "joint" (see arm (n.1)). Spelling gradually restored to Latin type in 17c.


arthritic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Alt. of Arthritical