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Gout

Correct spelling for gout

Medical definition of gout:

Goutiness.

A disease of metabolism characterized by recurrent attacks of arthritis, particularly in the metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe, though any joint may be attacked, by deposits of sodium biuret in and around the affected joints, and by inflammation of fibrous structures elsewhere.

Usage examples for gout:

  • You suspect him at once as you squeeze past his legs to your stall, for he cannot quite conceal the hissing twinge of gout and you are hardly seated ere you are quite sure that a long night of living for others is before you. "Prose Fancies, – Richard Le Gallienne"
  • He was much troubled by attacks of gout which frequently prevented him from taking his place in the field. "History of Holland, – George Edmundson"
  • He was proud of having the gout the rich man's disease." "The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories, – Arnold Bennett"

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