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Definition of the noun fibromyositis

What does fibromyositis mean as a name of something?


  1. local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: inflammation / redness / rubor = a response of body tissues to injury or irritation

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Google previewAdvanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care4 (2012)

Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care by Joyce E. Dains, Linda Ciofu Baumann, Pamela Scheibel

Fibrositis (Myofascitis, Fibromyositis) Fibromyositis is a response to underlying conditions, such as polymyalgia rheumatica, RA, ankylosing spondylitis, hypothyroidism, neuritis, and viral infection, that generate major muscle tension around a ...

Google previewFoundations for Integrative Musculoskeletal Medicine (2004)

An East-west Approach by Alon Marcus, Michael Kuchera

Fibromyositis is a pathological condition in which the elastic fibers in the muscle are lost and do not regenerate. It can lead to permanent contractures (Dvorak ibid ). It has been suggested that some emotional states can lead to postural and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

a disorder characterized by pain in the fibrous tissue components of muscles without any inflammation (compare fibromyositis).

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

fibromyalgia impact questionnaire fibrosis SYN: fibromyositis; fibrositis. SEE: illus. ; table. FIBROMYALGIA Fibromyalgia tender points PATIENT CARE: Fibromyalgia is a condition in which objective findings are limited, but subjective fatigue, ...

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Scrabble value of F4I1B3R1O1M3Y4O1S1I1T1I1S1

The value of this 13-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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