Definitions

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

  • noun Inflammatory hyperplasia of white fibrous connective tissue.
  • noun Fibromyalgia.

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  • noun fibromyalgia

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  • noun inflammation of white fibrous tissues (especially muscle sheaths)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin fibrōsus, fibrous (from Latin fibra, fiber) + –itis.]

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