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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 Care (2015)

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, which generate major muscle tension around ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

a disorder characterized by pain in the fibrous tissue components of muscles without any inflammation (compare FIBROMYOSITIS). Widespread aching and stiffness with specific tender points are accompanied by extreme fatigue and often ...

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

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. Fibromyositis may result from infection, trauma, or other cause. Treatment ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

fibromyositis n general term for inflammation of fibrous ...

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 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 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 previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Fibromyositis Inflammation of muscle and surrounding connective tissue, a nonspecific illness characterized by pain, tenderness, stiffness of joint capsule. Fibromyxoma A fibroma that has undergone partial myxomatous degeneration.

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 ...

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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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