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fibrositis

/ (ˌfaɪbrəˈsaɪtɪs) /
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noun

inflammation of white fibrous tissue, esp that of muscle sheaths

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Example sentences from the Web for fibrositis

  • A similar affection is met with in the shoulder and arm—brachial fibrositis—especially on waking from sleep.

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  • A similar condition may implicate the fascia lata of the thigh, or the calf muscles and their aponeuroses—crural fibrositis.

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  • The condition is popularly known as “stiff neck,” and is probably associated with fibrositis of the affected muscles.

Medical definitions for fibrositis

fibrositis
[ fī′brə-sītĭs ]

n.

Inflammatory hyperplasia of white fibrous connective tissue, especially surrounding muscles, causing pain and stiffness.
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