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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A syndrome marked by chronic, widespread pain in the muscles and soft tissues with defined points of tenderness and often multiple other symptoms, such as fatigue, sleep disturbance, anxiety, and bowel dysfunction.

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  • noun medicine Chronic pain, stiffness, and tenderness of the muscles, tendons, and joints

Etymologies

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fibro- +‎ myalgia

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