What does Arthritis, degenerative mean?

Arthritis, degenerative meaning in Medical Dictionary

A type of arthritis brought on by infection, description, and eventual lack of the cartilage of this bones. Degenerative arthritis is one of common form of joint disease, usually affecting the hands, feet, back, and enormous weight-bearing bones, like the hips and legs. Also called osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease.