Associations to the word «Gout»
GOUT, noun. (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.
GOUT, noun. (usually followed by of) A spurt or splotch.
GOUT, noun. (rare) A disease of wheat and cornstalks, caused by insect larvae.
GOUT, noun. A painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints.
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