Rheu*mat"ic (?), a. [Gr. subject to a discharge or flux: cf. L. rheumaticus, F. rhumatique. See Rheum, Rheumatism.]


Derived from, or having the character of, rheum; rheumic.


2. Med.

Of or pertaining to rheumatism; as, rheumatic pains or affections; affected with rheumatism; as, a rheumatic old man; causing rheumatism; as, a rheumatic day.

That rheumatic diseases do abound. Shak.


© Webster 1913.

Rheu*mat"ic, n.

One affected with rheumatism.


© Webster 1913.

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