[fahy-broh-sis] /faɪˈbroʊ sɪs/

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

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

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


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