the development in an organ of excess fibrous connective tissue.
- fi·brot·ic [fahy-brot-ik], /faɪˈbrɒt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use fibrosis in a sentence
The mRNA treatment reversed all these symptoms in mice with heart fibrosis just one week after a single injection.Breakthrough Shot of Engineered Immune Cells Helps Heal Heart Damage | Shelly Fan | January 11, 2022 | Singularity Hub
The surgery was followed by six weeks of head and neck radiation, which left him with radiation fibrosis syndrome.What 9/11 Survivors and First Responders Have Taught Us About Public Health in the 20 Years Since the Attacks | Tara Law | September 10, 2021 | Time
The idea that prolonged endurance exercise causes fibrosis, or scarring, of the heart is probably the most worrying possibility.There’s New Evidence on Heart Health in Endurance Athletes | mmirhashem | August 7, 2021 | Outside Online
“At Pfizer, we are intervening in the metabolic pathway that drives the fat accumulation, because we believe that’s the engine that ultimately drives the inflammation that leads to fibrosis,” says Pfefferkorn.
That could potentially prevent NASH in people who might be susceptible and could reverse fibrosis and inflammation in patients who already have the disease.
His one stipulation before okaying a poster of his Jockey ad, for example, was that all proceeds go to cystic fibrosis.
Cystic fibrosis, a genetic malady, dooms its sufferers to a short and burdened life.
A cystic fibrosis patient has been denied access to a compassionate use program because it's temporary.
SMA is sometimes referred to as “Baby ALS,” because the incidence rate is so similar to cystic fibrosis and ALS.‘Bucket List’ Baby Avery Canahuati: Facts About Spinal Muscular Atrophy | Andrew Carter | May 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
I read everything I could on genetics and also on cystic fibrosis.
He is the doctor who treated our children for cystic fibrosis.
And before you started your campaign on cystic fibrosis, they had already moved to Dallas?
Very possible, but that was the period when we were very busy with our cystic fibrosis campaign.
And also in October we started working on this campaign, cystic fibrosis campaign, and were very busy.
Intimal fibrosis is common, together with hypertrophy and fibrosis of the middle coat.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: | Louis Marshall Warfield
British Dictionary definitions for fibrosis
the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing
- fibrotic (faɪˈbrɒtɪk), adjective
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