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  • noun The branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.

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  • noun The branch of medicine specializing in arthritis and other ailments of the joints.

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  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of pathologies of the muscles or tendons or joints


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