Definition of antiarthritic in English:

antiarthritic

(also antarthritic)

noun

  • A medicinal agent used to treat arthritis (in early use specifically gout). Compare earlier "arthritic", arthritical .

adjective

  • Used to treat arthritis (in early use specifically gout); of or relating to the treatment of arthritis.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Salmon (1644–1713), medical empiric and author. From anti- + arthritic.

Pronunciation

antiarthritic

/ˌantɪɑːˈθrɪtɪk/