myositis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n myositis inflammation of muscle tissue
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Myositis (Med) Inflammation of the muscles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n myositis In pathology, inflammation of a muscle; myitis.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Myositis mī-o-sī′tis inflammation of a muscle—properly My′itis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. , , muscle + -itis,

Usage

In literature:

Fibroid degeneration of muscles following myositis has already been mentioned.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
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In news:

What's Going Around: colds, bronchitis, viral myositis .
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