fibrosis

Deposition of avascular collagen-rich matrix (fibrous tissue) in a wound, usually as a consequence of slow fibrinolysis or extensive tissue damage as in sites of chronic inflammation.

Fibrosis

Fibrosis is the formation of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ or tissue in a reparative or reactive process. This can be a reactive, benign, or pathological state. In response to injury this is called scarring and if fibrosis arises from a single cell line this is called a fibroma. Physiologically this acts to deposit connective tissue...
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fibrosis

(fi-bro´sis) formation of fibrous tissue; see also fibroid degeneration. adj., fibrot´ic, adj. .
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fibrosis

(from the article `silicosis`) The symptoms of silicosis are shortness of breath that is followed by coughing, difficulty in breathing, and weakness. These symptoms are all related ... Asbestos fibres that have been inhaled remain in the lungs for years and eventually cause excessive scarring and fibrosis, resulting in a stiffening ... ...
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fibrosis

noun development of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ
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Fibrosis

abnormal formation of connective or scar tissue
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Fibrosis

An abnormal increase in fibrous tissue in a part of the body. Occurs as a side effect of radiotherapy. Makes the affected tissue less stretchy.
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fibrosis

fibrosis 1. Development of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ. 2. The formation of fibrous, or scar tissue, which is usually a result of an infection, injury, or surgical operation.
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Fibrosis

Fibrosis is the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or body part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing.
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Fibrosis

Fibrosis is the replacement of normal tissue with scar tissue. The formation of scar tissue near the nerve root (also called epidural fibrosis) is a common occurrence after back surgery and often occurs for patients with successful surgical outcomes as well as for those with continued or recurrent leg pain and back pain. Scar tissue formation is pa...
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Fibrosis

Formation of fibrous tissue as a reaction or as a repair process; may be result of treatment and/or disease.
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fibrosis

Formation of fibrous tissue; scarring.
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fibrosis

Scarring.
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fibrosis

The formation of fibrous tissue, fibroid or fibrous degeneration ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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fibrosis

the formation of fibrous tissue; fibroid or fibrous degeneration
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Fibrosis

The formation of scar tissue which can be caused due to injury, inflammation, infection, and even healing.
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fibrosis

The growth of fibrous tissue.
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Fibrosis

Thickening of tissue.
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Fibrosis

Thickening of tissue.
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fibrosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: fī-brō′sis Definitions: 1. Formation of fibrous tissue as a reparative or reactive process, as opposed to formation of fibrous tissue as a normal constituent of an organ or tissue.
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fibrosis

[n] - development of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ
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