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1. Inflammation of one or more muscles and associated connective tissue.
2. Fibromyalgia.
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Noun1.fibromyositis - local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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