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myositis my·o·si·tis (mī’ə-sī’tĭs)
Inflammation of a muscle, especially a voluntary muscle, characterized by pain, tenderness, and sometimes spasm in the affected area. Also called initis.


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    myositis fibrosa myositis fi·bro·sa (fī-brō’sə) n. The induration of a muscle through an interstitial growth of fibrous tissue. Also called myofascitis.

  • Myositis ossificans

    myositis ossificans myositis os·sif·i·cans (ŏ-sĭf’ĭ-kānz’) n. Ossification or the deposit of bone in muscle tissue, causing pain and swelling.

  • Myospasm

    myospasm my·o·spasm (mī’ə-spāz’əm) n. Spasmodic contraction of a muscle.

  • Myosotis

    [mahy-uh-soh-tis] /ˌmaɪ əˈsoʊ tɪs/ noun 1. any plant belonging to the genus Myosotis, of the borage family, having basal leaves and pink or white flowers, as the forget-me-not. /ˌmaɪəˈsəʊtɪs/ noun 1. any plant of the boraginaceous genus Myosotis See forget-me-not

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