Definition of the noun fibromyositis
What does fibromyositis mean as a name of something?
- local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue
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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 ...
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 ...
A 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).
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, ...
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.
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)
fibromyositis /fi'bromi'osi'tis/ [L, fibra + Gk, mys, muscle, itis, inflammation], any one of a large ...
Encyclopedia 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.
Midline 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.
fibromyalgia fibromyomectomy fibromyositis fibroplasia ...
A 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.
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
fibromyositis [fi′′bro-mi′′ o-si′tis] ...
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 ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Fibromyositis Inflammation of the fibro-muscular tissue. Fibronectin A dimeric protein produced by ...
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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