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

2. (Science: medicine) 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)

Origin: Gr. Subject to a discharge or flux: cf. L. Rheumaticus, F. Rhumatique. See Rheum, Rheumatism.

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Streptococcus pyogens

... cause severe infections such as necrotizing fascitis, and secondary reactions after the primary infection can be difficult as well (for example rheumatic artritis, which is an autoimmune reaction after the initial infection, such as tonsillitis). That being said, sometimes S. pyogenes can be ...

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Sugar Allergy

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Rheumatic fever

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