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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.
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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
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fi•bro•sis

(faɪˈbroʊ sɪs)

n.
the development in an organ of excess fibrous connective tissue.
[1870–75]
fi•brot′ic (-ˈbrɒt ɪk) adj.
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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
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Translations

fibrosis

[faɪˈbrəʊsɪs] nfibrosi f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fi·bro·sis

n. fibrosis, formación anormal de tejido fibroso;
diffuse interstitial pulmonary ______ intersticial del pulmón;
proliferative ______ proliferativa;
retroperineal ______ retroperineal.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fibrosis

n fibrosis f; idiopathic pulmonary — fibrosis pulmonar idiopática; nephrogenic systemic — fibrosis sistémica nefrogénica
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References in periodicals archive ?
Desprez, "Mediastinal fibrosis complicating histoplasmosis," Medicine, vol.
CABG is a seemingly good option given these patients are usually younger and have less comorbidities, but the mediastinal fibrosis present in the majority of patients who receive anterior irradiation can make surgery more difficult than in patients without prior radiation therapy.
Coexisting fibrosclerotic processes have been reported including retroperitoneal fibrosis, sclerosing cholangitis, sclerosing mediastinal fibrosis, and orbital pseudotumors.
Des Prez, "Mediastinal fibrosis complicating healed primary histoplasmosis and tuberculosis," Medicine, vol.