Definition of Fibromyositis

1. Noun. Local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Medical Definition of Fibromyositis

1. Chronic inflammation of a muscle with an overgrowth, or hyperplasia, of the connective tissue. Origin: fibro-+ G. Mys, muscle, + -itis, inflammation (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibromyositis

fibromatosis virus of rabbits
fibromatous
fibromectomy
fibrometer
fibromodulin
fibromuscular
fibromuscular dysplasia
fibromuscular hyperplasia
fibromyalgia
fibromyalgias
fibromyalgic
fibromyectomy
fibromyomas
fibromyomata
fibromyositis (current term)
fibromyxoma
fibronectin
fibronectin hexapeptide N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase
fibronectin laminase
fibronectinase
fibronectins
fibronection
fibroneuroma
fibropapilloma
fibroplasia
fibroplastic
fibroplate
fibropolypus
fibroreticular

Literary usage of Fibromyositis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Therapeutic Gazette (1921)
"and persists for a considerable period. In some instances the fibromyositis which results is associated with a ..."

2. American Medicine (1921)
"5. Tissue necrosis occurs immediately and persists for a considerable period. In some instances the fibromyositis which results is associated with a ..."

3. Dusty Air and Ill Health: A Study of Prevalent Ill Health and Causes by Robert Hessler (1912)
"... mucus forms readily on exposure to dusty air; rheumatic and neuralgic pains frequent, at times one can diagnose fibromyositis and again neuritis; ..."

4. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Honey bee venom therapy for arthritis (RA, OA), fibromyositis (FM) and peripheral neuritis (PN). Pain, Journal of the Korean Pain Society 1:208-220. ..."

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