Definition of fasciitis in English:

fasciitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the fascia of a muscle or organ.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In contrast to plantar fasciitis, age-related heel pain is greatest in the center of the heel, and is usually not present on arising in the morning.’
    • ‘It could be months before Mona's plantar fasciitis improves, but I have convinced her to change shoes every 300 to 500 miles.’
    • ‘Involvement of the sites of insertion of ligaments and tendons is manifested clinically as Achilles tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, and costochondritis.’

Pronunciation:

fasciitis

/ˌfasēˈītəs//ˌfaSHē-/