Definition of osteoarthritic in English:

osteoarthritic

adjective

Medicine
  • See osteoarthritis

    • ‘Wearily, I eased myself out of the car, wincing from the pain of my osteoarthritic spine.’
    • ‘My mother has had two hip replacements and lots of other osteoarthritic problems, and it seems my brother has it too.’
    • ‘Keep in mind that much of this information is derived from studies done on older osteoarthritic populations.’
    • ‘There is the risk of osteoarthritic change both in his wrists and in his left hip.’
    • ‘Backache is, however, unrelated to the presence or absence of osteoarthritic changes or to the severity of the curvature.’

Pronunciation

osteoarthritic

/ˌɒstɪəʊɑːˈθrɪtɪk/