fibromyalgia

noun fi·bro·my·al·gia \ ˌfī-ˌbrō-ˌmī-ˈal-j(ē)ə \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

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

fibromyalgic

play \ˌfī-ˌbrō-ˌmī-ˈal-jik\ adjective
    • fibromyalgic pain
    • fibromyalgic patients

fibromyalgic

noun, plural fibromyalgics
    • Most fibromyalgics are women who have gradual onset of symptoms between the ages of 20 and 45.
    • —Landis Lum

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Origin and Etymology of fibromyalgia

New Latin


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fibromyalgia

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

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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