Origin: Modern Latin ; from fibrosus, fibrous plush -itis
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- Inflammatory hyperplasia of white fibrous connective tissue, especially surrounding the muscles and causing pain and stiffness.
- See fibromyalgia.
Origin: New Latin fibrōsus, fibrous (from Latin fibra, fiber) + -itis.
fibrositis - Medical Definition