TITLE

fibromyalgia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p797
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "fibromyalgia" is presented. Fibromyalgia pertains to chronic and frequently difficult to manage pain in muscles and soft tissues surrounding the joints. The term originated from the Greek word "mys" which means muscle and "algos" which means pain. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21228341

 

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