fibrosis

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noun fi·bro·sis \fī-ˈbrō-səs\

Definition of fibrosis

  1. :  a condition marked by increase of interstitial fibrous tissue

fibrotic

play \fī-ˈbrä-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of fibrosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1873


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fibrosis

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noun fi·bro·sis \fī-ˈbrō-səs\

Medical Definition of fibrosis

plural

fibroses

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


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