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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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fibromyositis

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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

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 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 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, ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Fibromyositis. fibromyoma, pi. fibromyo' mala, (fi"bro- mi-o'-mah) Inomyoma, a myoma containing a considerable admixture of fibrous tissue.

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1916 (1915)

8th ed. 1916 printing

Fibromyositis. inomyxoma (in"o-mik-so'mah) [Gr. Is fiber + myxoma]. Fihromyxoma. inoneuroma (in"o-nu-ro'mah). Fibroneuroma. inoperable (in-op'er- ab-1). Not suitable to be operated upon. inopexia (in-o-pek'se-ah) [Gr. Is fiber -f ttjj£is ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

Fibromyositis. inomyxoma (in"o-mik-so'mah) [Gr. 1; fiber + myxama ]. Fibromyxoma. tnonouroma (in”o-nu-ro'mah). Fibroneuroma. inoperable (in-op' er-abd).

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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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