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dermatomyositis

[ der-mat-uh-mahy-uh-sahy-tis, dur-muh-toh- ]
/ dərˌmæt əˌmaɪ əˈsaɪ tɪs, ˈdɜr mə toʊ- /
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noun Pathology.
an inflammatory disease of connective tissues, manifested by skin inflammation and muscle weakness.
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Origin of dermatomyositis

1895–1900; dermato- + myositis inflammation of muscle tissue, irregular <Greek myós (genitive of mŷsmuscle, mouse) + -itis
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