Skip to Content


Pronunciation: fi'bro-mi'o-si'tis

Definition: Chronic inflammation of a muscle with an overgrowth, or hyperplasia, of the connective tissue.

[fibro- + G. mys, muscle, + -itis, inflammation]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.