[ fahy-broh-sis ]
/ faɪˈbroʊ sɪs /
the development in an organ of excess fibrous connective tissue.
- fibrosing adenosis,
- fibrositic headache,
Origin of fibrosis
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/ (faɪˈbrəʊsɪs) /
the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing
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[ fī-brō′sĭs ]
The formation of fibrous tissue as a reparative or reactive process.
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