- pertaining to or of the nature of rheumatism.
- affected with or subject to rheumatism.
- a person affected with rheumatism.
- of, relating to, or afflicted with rheumatism
- a person afflicted with rheumatism
adj.late 14c., from Old French reumatique (Modern French rhumatique), from Latin rheumaticus “troubled with rheum,” from Greek rheumatikos, from rheuma “discharge from the body” (see rheum). adj.
- Relating to or characterized by rheumatism.
- One who is affected by rheumatism.