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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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I'm a martyr to stiff joints, particularly in the damp weather.
Arthritis is a long term condition that causes painful and stiff joints.
Stickler Syndrome affects one in 10,000 people and symptoms include cataracts, stiff joints, a flat face with a small nose and mouth and hearing loss.
Bracciano (Creighton University) explains the superficial application of cold, heat, ultrasound, electrical stimulus, and water to treat wounds, pain, inflammation, muscle spasm, stiff joints, arthritis, scar tissue, nerve damage, bursitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome.
That popping sound you hear in the background isn't the Orville Redenbacher or my stiff joints snapping as I stretch for one more M&M.
Sleepiness and stiff joints were instantly forgotten and everyone on the bus rushed to my side of the vehicle, hoping for a glimpse of the stately animal.
Arthritis" is not just a word doctors use when they talk about painful, stiff joints.
Rumney had explained that Bid For Fame was a homebred greyhound that had shown good potential as a youngster, but had proven difficult to train; having stiff joints and being prone to cramping, for which he had tried several remedies.
Being sedentary leads to a weak cardiovascular system, weak muscles and stiff joints, which are easily injured.
The pies and hotdogs certainly went down well and there will be a few stiff joints today
Excessive fluoridation can also lead to skeletal fluorosis, a bone disease that can cause permanent hunchback, prohibitively stiff joints, and leg deformation.
White potatoes contain solanine, which has been shown to cause a very toxic effect in susceptible people, contributing to arthritis, calcium depletion, and stiff joints, as well as painful wrists, ankles, and knees.