myositis

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noun myo·si·tis \ˌmī-ə-ˈsī-təs\

Definition of myositis

  1. :  soreness of voluntary muscle due to inflammation

Origin and Etymology of myositis

New Latin, irregular from Greek mys muscle, mouse


First Known Use: circa 1819


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myositis

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noun myo·si·tis \ˌmī-ə-ˈsīt-əs\

Medical Definition of myositis

  1. :  muscular discomfort or pain from infection or an unknown cause


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