fibromyalgia

[ fahy-broh-mahy-al-juh ]
/ ˌfaɪ broʊ maɪˈæl dʒə /

noun Pathology.

a syndrome characterized by fatigue and chronic pain in the muscles and in tissues surrounding the joints.
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British Dictionary definitions for fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia

/ (ˌfaɪbrəʊmaɪˈældʒɪə) /

noun

a rheumatoid disorder characterized by muscle pain and headaches

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Medicine definitions for fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia

[ fī′brō-mī-ăljə ]

n.

A syndrome characterized by chronic pain in the muscles of soft tissues surrounding joints, fatigue, and tenderness at specific sites in the body.fibromyositis fibrositis

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Science definitions for fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia

[ fī′brō-mī-ăljə ]

A syndrome that is characterized by chronic pain in any of various muscles and surrounding soft tissues (such as tendons and ligaments), point tenderness at specific sites in the body, and fatigue. Inflammation is absent, and the cause is unknown.

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