fasciitis

[ fash-ee-ahy-tis, fas- ]
/ ˌfæʃ iˈaɪ tɪs, ˌfæs- /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the fascia.

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Origin of fasciitis

First recorded in 1890–95; fasci(a) + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for fasciitis

fasciitis
/ (ˌfæʃɪˈaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the fascia of a muscle
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Medical definitions for fasciitis

fasciitis
[ făsh′ē-ītĭs, făs′- ]

n.

Inflammation in a fascia.
The proliferation of fibroblasts in a fascia.
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