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Inflammation of a muscle, especially a voluntary muscle, characterized by pain, tenderness, and sometimes spasm in the affected area.
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(Medicine) an inflammation or infection of muscle
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my•o•si•tis(ˌmaɪ əˈsaɪ tɪs)
inflammation of muscle tissue.
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Inflammation of muscle tissue, causing weakness, tenderness, and pain.
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|Noun||1.||myositis - inflammation of muscle tissue|
dermatomyositis - myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals
polymyositis - myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling; progression and severity vary among individuals
inclusion body myositis - myositis characterized by weakness of limb muscles (especially the thighs and wrists and fingers); sometimes involves swallowing muscles; onset after 50 and slowly progressive; seen more often in men than in women
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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n. miositis, infl. de uno o más músculos.
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