fibrogenesis

noun

fi·​bro·​gen·​e·​sis ˌfī-brə-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce fibrogenesis (audio)
plural fibrogeneses -ˌsēz How to pronounce fibrogenesis (audio)
: the development or proliferation of fibers or fibrous tissue
pulmonary fibrogenesis resulting from inhalation of asbestos

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“Fibrogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fibrogenesis. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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