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myositis

Saltos de línea: myo|sitis
Pronunciación: /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪtɪs
 
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Definición de myositis en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation and degeneration of muscle tissue.
Example sentences
  • Imagine if people taking the pill have higher rates of hepatitis, bleeding ulcers, myositis (muscle inflammation), bradycardia, and acute renal failure all at the same time.
  • Progressive pulmonary fibrosis occurs in 10 percent of patients and, along with myositis of the respiratory muscles, may lead to hypoxemia.
  • A possible related injury is a torn brachialis muscle with associated myositis.

Origen

early 19th century: formed irregularly from Greek mus, mu- 'muscle' + -itis.

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