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fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia

noun fi·bro·my·al·gia \ˌfī-ˌbrō-ˌmī-ˈal-j(ē)ə\

Definition of FIBROMYALGIA

:  a chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain, tenderness, and stiffness of muscles and associated connective tissue structures that is typically accompanied by fatigue, headache, and sleep disturbances

Origin of FIBROMYALGIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1983

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

fibromyalgia

noun fi·bro·my·al·gia \ˌfī-(ˌ)brō-ˌmī-ˈal-j(ē-)ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FIBROMYALGIA

:  a chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain, tenderness, and stiffness of muscles and associated connective tissue structures that is typically accompanied by fatigue, headache, and sleep disturbances—called also fibromyalgia syndrome, fibromyositis

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