Surrounding a joint. SYN: periarthric, periarticular. [circum- + L. articulus, joint]

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cir·cum·ar·tic·u·lar (sur″kəm-ahr-tikґu-lər) surrounding a joint.

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  • periarthric — SYN: circumarticular. * * * peri·ar·thric (per″e ahrґthrik) periarticular …   Medical dictionary

  • periarticular — SYN: circumarticular. * * * peri·ar·tic·u·lar är tik yə lər adj of, relating to, occurring in, or being the tissues surrounding a joint <periarticular pain> * * * peri·ar·tic·u·lar (per″e ahr tikґu lər) [peri + articular] around… …   Medical dictionary

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