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Medical Term:

fibromyalgia

Pronunciation: fi'bro-mi-al'je-a

Definition: A common syndrome of chronic widespread soft-tissue pain accompanied by weakness, fatigue, and sleep disturbances; the cause is unknown.

Synonym(s): fibromyalgia syndrome

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