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fibromatosis

[ fī-brō′mə-tōsĭs ]
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n.

The occurrence of multiple fibromas, with a relatively large distribution.
Abnormal hyperplasia of a fibrous tissue.

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Example sentences from the Web for fibromatosis

  • This overgrowth may result in the formation of a circumscribed tumour, or may take the form of a diffuse fibromatosis.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • There are other types of neuro-fibromatosis which require brief mention.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
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