Fibrosis



[fahy-broh-sis] /faɪˈbroʊ sɪs/

noun, Pathology.
1.
the development in an organ of excess fibrous connective tissue.
/faɪˈbrəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing
n.

1873, a Modern Latin hybrid, from Latin fibra (see fiber) + Greek suffix -osis.

fibrosis fi·bro·sis (fī-brō’sĭs)
n.
The formation of fibrous tissue as a reparative or reactive process.
fi·brot’ic (-brŏt’ĭk) adj.

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