Meaning of dermatomyositis

der•mat•o•my•o•si•tis

Pronunciation: (dur-mat"u-mī"u-sī'tis, dûr'mu-tō-), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. an inflammatory disease of connective tissues, manifested by skin inflammation and muscle weakness.
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