fibrositis

noun

inflammation of white fibrous tissue, esp that of muscle sheaths

Nearby words

  1. fibrosarcoma,
  2. fibroserous,
  3. fibrosing adenosis,
  4. fibrosis,
  5. fibrositic headache,
  6. fibrothorax,
  7. fibrotic,
  8. fibrous,
  9. fibrous ankylosis,
  10. fibrous astrocyte

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Medicine 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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