- Fibrous or ligamentous.
- A nodule or relatively large mass of unusually firm scarlike connective tissue resulting from active proliferation of fibroblasts, occurring most frequently in the abdominal muscles of women who have borne children; the fibroblasts infiltrate surrounding muscle and fascia.
Synonym(s): abdominal fibromatosis, desmoid tumor
[desmo- + G. eidos, appearance, form]
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