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  1. inflammation of white fibrous tissue, esp that of muscle sheaths
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Examples from the Web for fibrositis

Historical Examples of fibrositis

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

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.

    Alexander Miles

fibrositis in Medicine


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