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fasciitis

fasciitis

noun fas·ci·i·tis \ˌfa-shē-ˈī-təs, -sē-\

Definition of FASCIITIS

:  inflammation of a fascia (as from infection or injury)

Variants of FASCIITIS

fas·ci·i·tis also fas·ci·tis \fa-ˈshī-təs, -ˈsī-\

Origin of FASCIITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1893

fasciitis

noun fas·ci·i·tis \ˌfash-ē-ˈīt-əs, fas-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FASCIITIS

:  inflammation of a fascia

Variants of FASCIITIS

fas·ci·i·tis also fas·ci·tis \fa-ˈshīt-əs, -ˈsīt-\

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