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Definition of the noun rheumatologist

What does rheumatologist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: rheumatologists

  1. a physician specializing in rheumatic diseases

Alternative definition of the noun rheumatologist


  1. A doctor specializing in the treatment of arthritis and other ailments of the joints.


Rheumatologist is a profession.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rheumatologist

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Fibromyalgia, 2nd Edition (2009)

by Lynne Matallana, Laurence Bradley

sought the opinion of a qualified rheumatologist. A rheumatologist is an internist or pediatrician who has ...

Google previewAntirheumatic Therapy: Actions and Outcomes (2010)

Actions and Outcomes by Richard O. Day, Daniel E. Furst, Piet L.C.M. van Riel, Barry Bresnihan

A further need for the modern rheumatologist is the increasing prevalence of comorbidities in our patients. For example, the revelation that uncontrolled inflammation of RA is an independent cardiovascular risk factor behoves rheumatologists ...

Google previewDoctor Talk - Made Easy (2010)

Home (Watercooler) Version by Tammy J. Zimmerman

A rheumatologist is a specialist in the treatment of joint diseases. An orthopedist is a specialist in the treatment of bone diseases. orthmeans straight and ped- means child. Orthopedics used to be specific to the correction of bone deformities in ...

Google previewThe Norton Dictionary of Modern Thought (1999)

by Alan Bullock, Stephen Trombley

David Doyle, Consultant Rheumatologist, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2009)

by Joseph Kandel, Christine A. Adamec

rheumatologist See CHRONIC PAIN; ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Economics and Finance (2006)

by David Edward Marcinko

RHEUMATOLOGIST: A physician who specializes in rheumatology. RHEUMATOLOGY: The study of human arthritic, rheumatic, and related collagen vascular conditions. RHU: registered health underwriter. See Insurance ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Referral to a rheumatologist or pain specialist may be required. Weight control and avoidance of exercise that causes repetitive strain on affected joints are beneficial. Consultation with an orthopedic surgeon can determine if realignment ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Stress and Stress-Related Diseases, Second Edition (2009)

by Ada P. Kahn

Diagnosis and Treatment Since diagnosis of fibromyalgia is so difficult, a rheumatologist does extensive detective work in sorting out the patient's medical history and performing a thorough examination. Said Dr. Schimmer, “When we examine ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Communication (2014)

by Teresa L. Thompson

rheumatologist or oncologist), but others focus on initial interactions (e.g., first visit with a specialist or internist). This research examines health outcomes such as patient satisfaction , ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

by Jean Mooney

including advice on more suitable footwear, provision of orthoses, referral to rheumatologist radiopaque medium Buruli ulcer a severe tropical ulcer, often of legs and feet, caused by water-borne infection (Mycobacterium ulcerans) Buschke's ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

rheumatologist (roo-ma-tol'o-jist): A physician who specializes in rheumatic conditions. rheumatology (roo-ma-tol'o-ji) : The study of rheumatic diseases. rhexis (rek'sis): Rupture or bursting of an organ, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Senior Health and Well-being (2003)

by Joseph Kandel, Christine A. Adamec

Diagnosis Most doctors can diagnose and treat the more common forms of arthritis, although it is the RHEUMATOLOGIST who specializes in arthritic diseases. Neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, and physical medicine (physiatrists ) physicians ...

Google previewThe Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)

A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek


Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2010)

by Oxford University Press

rheumatologist n. rhexis n. the breaking apart of a blood vessel, organ, tissue, or cellular component. Rh factor see RHEsUs FACTOR. rhin- (rhino-) combiningform denotingthe nose. rhinencephalon n. the parts ofthe brain, collectively, that ...

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Small photo of USSR - CIRCA 1975: A stamp printed in USSR shows Maxim Konchalovskii was a noted Russian rheumatologist, developed the first theory of allergy playing a role in rheumatic arthritis, circa 1975.Small photo of Male patient knocking on Rheumatologist door for a medical exam.Small photo of Female hand is knocking on Rheumatologist door for a medical exam More...

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