Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis meaning The most common form of arthritis. It occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of the bones wears down over time. Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint in your body, the disorder most commonly affects joints in the hands, knees, hips and spine.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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