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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, Market House Books Ltd. Staff

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, ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

by Rebecca Sell,M.D.,Mikel Rothenberg,M.D.,Charles Chapman

fibromyositis (fT' bro-mt' e-ST' tIs) N. any of a large number of disorders marked by local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue, stiffness, and joint or muscle pain.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

fibromyositis /fi'bromi'osi'tis/ [L, fibra + Gk, mys, muscle, itis, inflammation], any one of a large ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wellness (2012)

From Acai Berry to Yo-yo Dieting by Sharon K. Zoumbaris

Over time, the terms fibrositis, fibromyositis, muscular rheumatism, and even “tender lady syndrome” have all been used to describe this disorder.

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

тёща; Heim-Slis Fibromyositis. Chronic inflammation of a muscle with ай overgrowth. or hyperplasia, of the connective tissue; myogelosis. Ё ц Fibromyxoma. A mucous and fibrous tissue. т Fibroneuroma.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

fibromyalgia fibromyomectomy fibromyositis fibroplasia ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

fibromyositis Inflammation of fibromuscular tissue. fibronectin A major glycoprotein (two chains, disulphide-bonded, each of 2386 aa) of connective tissue and plasma.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

fibromyositis [fi′′bro-mi′′ o-si′tis] ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

fibromyositis (ff' -bro-mf-6-s/" -tis): Any of a large group of acute or chronic disorders characterized by inflammation of muscles, overgrowth of connective tissues, and stiffness of the joints. fibroneuroma ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Fibromyositis Inflammation of the fibro-muscular tissue. Fibronectin A dimeric protein produced by ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders (2010)

by Charles Pollak, Michael J. Thorpy, Jan Yager

Fibrositis syndrome has also been called rheumatic pain modulation disorder, fibromyositis syndrome or fibromyalgia. final awakening See WAKE TIME. final wake-up See WAKE TIME. first night effect A pattern of increased SLEEP LATENCY, ...

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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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