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myositis

noun myo·si·tis \ˌmī-ə-ˈsī-təs\

Definition of MYOSITIS

:  soreness of voluntary muscle due to inflammation

Origin of MYOSITIS

New Latin, irregular from Greek mys muscle, mouse
First Known Use: circa 1819

myositis

noun myo·si·tis \ˌmī-ə-ˈsīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MYOSITIS

:  muscular discomfort or pain from infection or an unknown cause

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