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Related to myositis fibrosa: interstitial myositis
inflammation of a voluntary muscle; called also initis.
myositis fibro´sa a type in which there is a formation of connective tissue in the muscle.
multiple myositis polymyositis.
myositis ossi´ficans myositis marked by bony deposits in muscle.
trichinous myositis that which is caused by the presence of Trichinella spiralis.
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induration of a muscle through an interstitial growth of fibrous tissue.
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my·o·si·tis fi·bro·sa(mī'ō-sī'tis fī-brō'să)
Induration of a muscle through an interstitial growth of fibrous tissue.
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Froriep,August von, German anatomist, 1849-1917.
Froriep ganglion - a temporary collection of nerve cells on the dorsal aspect of the hypoglossal nerve in the embryo.
Froriep induration - induration of a muscle through an interstitial growth of fibrous tissue. Synonym(s): myositis fibrosa
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