fibroelastosis

noun
fi·​bro·​elas·​to·​sis | \ -ˌlas-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce fibroelastosis (audio) \
plural fibroelastoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce fibroelastosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of fibroelastosis

: a condition of the body or one of its organs (as the left ventricle of the heart) characterized by proliferation of fibroelastic tissue — see endocardial fibroelastosis

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“Fibroelastosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fibroelastosis. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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