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fi·bro·sis

 (fī-brō′sĭs)
n.
The formation of excessive fibrous tissue, as in a reparative or reactive process.

fi·brot′ic (-brŏt′ĭk) adj.

fibrosis

(faɪˈbrəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing
fibrotic adj

fi•bro•sis

(faɪˈbroʊ sɪs)

n.
the development in an organ of excess fibrous connective tissue.
[1870–75]
fi•brot′ic (-ˈbrɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibrosis - development of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ
pneumoconiosis, pneumonoconiosis - chronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles
cystic fibrosis, fibrocystic disease of the pancreas, mucoviscidosis, pancreatic fibrosis, CF - the most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; no cure is known
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
myelofibrosis - fibrosis of the bone marrow
Translations

fibrosis

[faɪˈbrəʊsɪs] nfibrosi f

fi·bro·sis

n. fibrosis, formación anormal de tejido fibroso;
diffuse interstitial pulmonary ______ intersticial del pulmón;
proliferative ______ proliferativa;
retroperineal ______ retroperineal.

fibrosis

n fibrosis f; idiopathic pulmonary — fibrosis pulmonar idiopática; nephrogenic systemic — fibrosis sistémica nefrogénica
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Using as a guideline the morphologic features found in previous reviews of SP, (8-12) each case was evaluated for reactive eosinophilic pleuritis, elastosis, pleural fibrosis, emphysema, intra-alveolar macrophages, cholesterol clefts, vasculopathy, intraparenchymal or intrapleural cysts, and underlying disorders, such as lymphangioleiomyomatosis, infection, malignancy, or endometriosis.
Due to the risks of retroperitoneal and pleural fibrosis, I have tended not to use ergot-derived DA, and following the 2004 reported risk of a fibrotic valvulopathy secondary to pergolide, I discontinued the use of pergolide in patients who were referred to me who were on this drug.
19) Asbestos-induced pleural fibrosis is the most common radiographic finding among those exposed to asbestos.