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initis in Medicine

initis in·i·tis (ĭ-nī'tĭs)

  1. Inflammation of fibrous tissue.

  2. See myositis.

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  • Comparisons with initis and celenda are made in the accounts of those subspecies.

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  • From salva, initis differs in that skulls of males average larger in every measurement taken, being 41 per cent heavier.

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  • In relation to the basilar length, the interorbital and preorbital parts of the skull are much less in initis.

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  • The preorbital and interorbital regions in initis are relatively smaller in comparison also with arctica.

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