myositis


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my·o·si·tis

 (mī′ə-sī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a muscle, especially a voluntary muscle, characterized by pain, tenderness, and sometimes spasm in the affected area.

myositis

(ˌmaɪəˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) an inflammation or infection of muscle

my•o•si•tis

(ˌmaɪ əˈsaɪ tɪs)
n.
inflammation of muscle tissue.
[1810–20; appar. irreg. < Greek myós, genitive of mŷs muscle (see myo-) + -itis]

myositis

Inflammation of muscle tissue, causing weakness, tenderness, and pain.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
myositis trichinosa, trichiniasis, trichinosis - infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted
Translations

my·o·si·tis

[MIM*160750]
n. miositis, infl. de uno o más músculos.

myositis

n miositis f
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