fibrochondritis fi·bro·chon·dri·tis (fī’brō-kŏn-drī’tĭs)
Inflammation of a fibrocartilage.
fibrochondroma fi·bro·chon·dro·ma (fī’brō-kŏn-drō’mə) n. A benign neoplasm of cartilaginous tissue in which there is an abnormally large amount of fibrous stroma.
fibrocyst fi·bro·cyst (fī’brə-sĭst’) n. A cystic lesion that is circumscribed by or situated within a conspicuous amount of fibrous connective tissue.
[fahy-broh-sis-tik] /ˌfaɪ broʊˈsɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. showing or having the increased fibrosis associated with dilated glandular structure, as in the breast nodules of . fibrocystic fi·bro·cys·tic (fī’brō-sĭs’tĭk) adj. Characterized by increased fibrosis and cystic spaces, especially in glandular tissue.
noun, Pathology. 1. a common condition, occurring especially among middle-aged women, characterized by the presence of one or more benign breast cysts, which may become swollen and painful.