fibroelastosis


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fibroelastosis

 [fi″bro-e″las-to´sis]
overgrowth of fibroelastic elements.
endocardial fibroelastosis a condition characterized by left ventricular hypertrophy and conversion of the endocardium into a thick fibroelastic coat, with ventricular capacity sometimes reduced, but often increased, leading to heart failure.

fi·bro·e·las·to·sis

(fī'brō-ē'las-tō'sis),
Excessive proliferation of collagenous and elastic fibrous tissue.

fibroelastosis

/fi·bro·elas·to·sis/ (-e″las-to´sis) overgrowth of fibroelastic elements.
endocardial fibroelastosis  diffuse patchy thickening of the mural endocardium, particularly in the left ventricle, due to proliferation of collagenous and elastic tissue; often associated with congenital cardiac malformations.

fibroelastosis

overgrowth of fibroelastic elements.

endocardial fibroelastosis
see endocardial fibroelastosis.
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