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[mass noun] Aching pain in the muscles and joints.
- ‘These are muscular rheumatism which affects the muscles and articular rheumatism which affects the joints.’
- ‘In subacute or chronic muscular rheumatism, pain is excited only when the affected muscles are contracted with unusual force, and then it is similar to that experienced in the acute form.’
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