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A syndrome marked by chronic, widespread pain in the muscles and soft tissues with defined points of tenderness and often multiple other symptoms, such as fatigue, sleep disturbance, anxiety, and bowel dysfunction.
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(Medicine) a rheumatoid disorder characterized by muscle pain and headaches
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(ˌfaɪ brəˈsaɪ tɪs)
a chronic disease syndrome marked by debilitating fatigue, widespread muscular pain, and tenderness at specific points on the body.
[1904; fibrose fibrous, to form fibrous tissue]
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, fibromyalgia syndrome
n. fibromialgia, condición crónica generalizada que resulta en dolor y rigidez en los músculos y los tejidos blandos.
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n fibromialgia; síndrome crónico de dolor muscular, fatiga y otros malestares
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Laura Gee, from Rugeley, who is also aiming to complete the challenge in spite of suffering from fybromyalgia, initially wanted to raise PS200, but has already reached PS530.
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In 2000 she was diagnosed with fybromyalgia, and for the first three years she was incapacitated, literally unable to walk.
(55) If the opinion requires an underlying assumption (in the Marsh can cause fybromyalgia) then it is not "pure opinion" and it should be subject to Frye.
Mags explained: "In the last couple of years I have been suffering from fybromyalgia, which affects your muscles and tendons.