[ ŏ-sĭf′ĭ-kănz′ ]
Ossification or the deposit of bone in muscle tissue, causing pain and swelling.
- myosin filament,
- myositis fibrosa,
- myotatic contraction
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.