fibrositis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from fibrosus fibrous, from International Scientific Vocabulary fibrous Date: 1904 a rheumatic disorder of fibrous tissue; especially ; fibromyalgia

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  • fibrositis — Inflamación del tejido conectivo fibroso, normalmente caracterizada por un conjunto de síntomas poco definidos, como dolor y rigidez del cuello, de los hombros y del tronco. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Cienc …   Diccionario médico

  • fibrositis — [fī΄brō sīt′is] n. 〚ModL < fibrosus, FIBROUS + ITIS〛 an excessive growth of white fibrous tissue, as of the muscle sheaths, resulting from inflammation; muscular rheumatism * * * fi·bro·si·tis (fī brə sīʹtĭs) n. 1. Inflammatory hyperplasia of… …   Universalium

  • fibrositis — [fī΄brō sīt′is] n. [ModL < fibrosus, FIBROUS + ITIS] an excessive growth of white fibrous tissue, as of the muscle sheaths, resulting from inflammation; muscular rheumatism …   English World dictionary

  • fibrositis — noun fibromyalgia …   Wiktionary

  • Fibrositis — Also known as fibromyalgia, this disorder chronically causes pain, stiffness, and tenderness of muscles, tendons, and joints without detectable inflammation. Fibromyalgia does not cause body damage or deformity. However, undue fatigue plagues 90% …   Medical dictionary

  • Fibrositis — Fi|brosi̱tis w; , ...siti̱den (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...si̱tides): meist degenerative, entzündliche Vermehrung des Bindegewebes (Weichteilrheumatismus) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • fibrositis — fi·bro·si·tis || ‚faɪbrəʊ saɪtɪs n. inflammation of fibrous tissue (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fibrositis — [ˌfʌɪbrə sʌɪtɪs] noun Medicine inflammation of fibrous connective tissue, typically affecting the back and causing stiffness and pain. Derivatives fibrositic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • fibrositis — fi·bro·si·tis …   English syllables

  • fibrositis — n. inflammation of fibrous connective tissue, especially an acute inflammation of back muscles and their sheaths, causing pain and stiffness. See also: muscular rheumatism …   The new mediacal dictionary

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