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Definition of Gout

Gout

  1. A drop; a clot or coagulation.
  2. A constitutional disease, occurring by paroxysms. It consists in an inflammation of the fibrous and ligamentous parts of the joints, and almost always attacks first the great toe, next the smaller joints, after which it may attack the greater articulations. It is attended with various sympathetic phenomena, particularly in the digestive organs. It may also attack internal organs, as the stomach, the intestines, etc.
  3. A disease of cornstalks. See Corn fly, under Corn.
  4. Taste; relish.
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Gout Translations

gout in German is Gicht
gout in Italian is artrite
gout in Norwegian is gikt
gout in Swedish is gikt
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