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Aug 122014

Gliding joint

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The area where two flat-surfaced bones, such as those in the wrist and foot, slide over one another, providing for limited movement.

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Aug 122014

Gout

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A medical condition caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the blood that presents as recurring episodes of inflammatory arthritis. It is estimated that gout will affect 1% of Western populations at some point in their lives.

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