Etymology
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arthritic (adj.)

mid-14c., artetyk, "pertaining to arthritis," also as a noun, from Old French artetique (12c., Modern French arthritique), corresponding to Latin arthriticus, from Greek arthritikos, from arthritis (see arthritis). The spelling gradually was restored to Latin form in 17c.

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Definitions of arthritic
1
arthritic (n.)
a person afflicted with arthritis;
the hands of an elderly arthritic
2
arthritic (adj.)
of or pertaining to arthritis;
From wordnet.princeton.edu