fibrosis


fi·bro·sis

noun \fī-ˈbrō-səs\

Definition of FIBROSIS

:  a condition marked by increase of interstitial fibrous tissue
fi·brot·ic \-ˈbrä-tik\ adjective

Origin of FIBROSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1873

fi·bro·sis

noun \fī-ˈbrō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural fi·bro·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of FIBROSIS

: a condition marked by increase of interstitial fibrous tissue : fibrous degeneration

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