related to the joints
- of or with respect to arthritis
- someone suffering from joint disease
- Alt. of Arthritical
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.
(a.) Alt. of Arthritical