Definition of fasciitis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfasēˈītəs/ /ˌfaSHē-/


Inflammation of the fascia of a muscle or organ.
Example sentences
  • Involvement of the sites of insertion of ligaments and tendons is manifested clinically as Achilles tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, and costochondritis.
  • Therefore, plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of an area inside the bottom of the foot.
  • The inflammation is called plantar fasciitis and can be quite painful.

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Syllabification: fas·ci·i·tis

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