Complete Definition of "gout"

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English

Etymology
Latin gutta "drop"

Pronunciation
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Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊt|-aÊt

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|pathology|not countable An extremely painful inflammation of joints, especially of the big toe, caused by a metabolic defect resulting in the accumulation of uric acid in the blood and the deposition of urates around the joints.
  2. a spurt or splotch (usually followed by the preposition of)

#*1981, P.D. James, Children of Men, chapter 20, page 137:
#:"...small chunks of rubble and gouts of soot had fallen from the chimney, and were ground into the rug under his unwary feet."
#*2002, Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint and Dave Freer, The Shadow of the Lion 1
#:"Another blow sent gouts of blood flying, along with gobbets of flesh."

Synonyms
gouty arthritis
urarthritis
crystalline arthritis

Derived terms
gouty
goutiness
pseudogout

Translations
trans-top|arthritic disease
Chinese: ç風
Dutch: jicht
Finnish: kihti
French: goutte f
Italian: gotta
Japanese: ç風 (ã¤ããµã tsÅ«fÅ«)
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Korean: íµí (tongpung)
Latin: gutta
Russian: подагÑа (podágra) f
Serbian: kostobolja f
Swedish: gikt c
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Category:Diseases

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