- the development in an organ of excess fibrous connective tissue.
Origin of fibrosis
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- the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing
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Word Origin and History for fibrotic
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- The formation of fibrous tissue as a reparative or reactive process.
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