Definition of rheumatological in English:

rheumatological

adjective

Medicine
  • See rheumatology

    • ‘There was no history of arthritis, sicca syndrome or obvious rheumatological problem.’
    • ‘Fortunately Oliver developed no neurological or rheumatological sequelae and made a full and uneventful recovery, but he had given his parents considerable worry during his illness.’
    • ‘In an update in nonpulmonary critical care, Schlesinger and Leatherman discuss rheumatological problems in critically ill patients.’
    • ‘Sixty per cent of the patients had rheumatological symptoms.’
    • ‘Patients' reservations appear as a consistent factor in their decision making about drugs and have been explored in the context of epilepsy, rheumatological problems, and hypertension.’

Pronunciation

rheumatological

/ˌruːmətəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/