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fi·bro·my·al·gia

 (fī′brō-mī-ăl′jə)
n.
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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fibromyalgia

(ˌfaɪbrəʊmaɪˈældʒɪə)
n
(Medicine) a rheumatoid disorder characterized by muscle pain and headaches
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fi•bro•si•tis

(ˌfaɪ brəˈsaɪ tɪs)
n.
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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Translations

fi·bro·my·al·gi·a

, fibromyalgia syndrome
n. fibromialgia, condición crónica generalizada que resulta en dolor y rigidez en los músculos y los tejidos blandos.
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fibromyalgia

n fibromialgia; síndrome crónico de dolor muscular, fatiga y otros malestares
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References in classic literature ?
So the Spaniards touched them on a tender point that time.
I did not, it is true, like my position in his house; but being freed from the annoyance of false professions and double-dealing I could endure it, especially as no heroic sentiment of hatred or jealousy of the director distracted my philosophical soul; he had not, I found, wounded me in a very tender point, the wound was so soon and so radically healed, leaving only a sense of contempt for the treacherous fashion in which it had been inflicted, and a lasting mistrust of the hand which I had detected attempting to stab in the dark.
"Your hands are bigger than mine, and you will stretch my glove dreadfully," began Meg, whose gloves were a tender point with her.
The love of them was my tender point, and shook my decision more than all things else.
It was kind of Polly to say that, and Tom felt it; for his red crop was a tender point, and to be associated with Polly's pretty brown curls seemed to lessen its coppery glow.
"'Well, you certainly touched upon rather a tender point. Might I ask how you know, and how much you know?' He spoke now in a half-jesting fashion, but a look of terror still lurked at the back of his eyes.
The scores of the Revised Fibromyalgia Questionnaire Impact (FIQR), and tender points were calculated, and the hematological indices and ratios were determined.
Widespread pain is a characteristic of the condition, along with tender points that hurt if pressure is applied, fatigue, and headaches.
(1,13-15) Similarity in the clinical presentation between myofascial trigger points (MTrP) and tender points (TP) has been suggested as a primary reason for this.
Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by widespread muscle pain and multiple tender points on the neck, shoulders, back, hips, and upper and lower extremities that are especially painful to pressure or touch, with intensity of pain varying from one day to the next.
Fibromyalgia (FM) is an idiopathic, common, and complex syndrome, defined as long-lasting, widespread, and symmetrical nonarticular musculoskeletal pain with generalized tender points at specific anatomical sites [1,2].