Definition of fasciitis in English:


Line breaks: fas¦ci|itis
Pronunciation: /ˌfasɪˈʌɪtɪs
, ˌfaʃɪ-/


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inflammation of the fascia of a muscle or organ.
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    • 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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