[ fahy-broh-sis ]
/ faɪˈbroʊ sɪs /
the development in an organ of excess fibrous connective tissue.
Related formsfi·brot·ic [fahy-brot-ik] /faɪˈbrɒt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fibrotic
/ (faɪˈbrəʊsɪs) /
the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing
Derived Formsfibrotic (faɪˈbrɒtɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for fibrotic
[ fī-brō′sĭs ]
The formation of fibrous tissue as a reparative or reactive process.
Related formsfi•brot′ic (-brŏt′ĭk) adj.
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