multiple myositis

n.

The occurrence of multiple foci of acute inflammation in the muscular tissue and overlying skin in various parts of the body, accompanied by fever and other signs of systemic infection.

Nearby words

  1. multiple lentigines syndrome,
  2. multiple listing,
  3. multiple mirror telescope,
  4. multiple mucosal neuroma syndrome,
  5. multiple myeloma,
  6. multiple neuritis,
  7. multiple neurofibroma,
  8. multiple personality,
  9. multiple pregnancy,
  10. multiple puncture tuberculin test


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