Definition of Fibromyositis
1. Noun. Local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue.
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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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. ..."