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Definition of "fibromyalgia" []

  • A syndrome characterized by chronic pain in the muscles and soft tissues surrounding joints, fatigue, and tenderness at specific sites in the body. Also called fibromyalgia syndrome, fibromyositis, fibrositis. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fibromyalgia" in a sentence
  • "I never used the term fibromyalgia, because the anatomy and pathology of the disease had never been described accurately and the name reflected a symptom complex, only."
  • "Based on thesecommonalities, Okifuji and colleagues concluded that excess weight and obesity may well play a role in fibromyalgia and related dysfunction."
  • "* Charming article on how fibromyalgia is supposedly not real."