1. acute gastritis gastritis caused by ingesting an irritant
  2. chronic gastritis persistent gastritis can be a symptom of a gastric ulcer or pernicious anemia or stomach cancer or other disorders
  3. acute glossitis glossitis resulting from injury or infection and characterized by swelling and pain
  4. altostratus a stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
  5. gastritis inflammation of the lining of the stomach
  6. osteoarthritis chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints
  7. acute pyelonephritis pyelonephritis resulting from the spread of a bladder infection
  8. gouty arthritis 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
  9. Ictonyx striata ferret-sized muishond often tamed
  10. achylia gastrica absence of gastric juices (partial or complete)
  11. arteria gastrica the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach
  12. dexterity adroitness in using the hands
  13. atrophic arthritis a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of all components of the joint
  14. endometritis inflammation of the lining of the uterus
  15. endarteritis inflammation of the inner lining of an artery
  16. necrotizing enteritis enteritis characterized by bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal pain
  17. psoriatic arthritis a form of rheumatoid arthritis usually affecting fingers and toes and associated with psoriasis
  18. genus Castoroides extinct beavers of the Pleistocene
  19. costochondritis inflammation at the junction of a rib and its cartilage
  20. dire straits a state of extreme distress