Definition of fibrotic in US English:

fibrotic

adjective

Medicine
  • See fibrosis

    • ‘Histologic examination shows folded and fibrotic visceral pleura with atelectasis and variable amounts of chronic inflammation in the adjacent lung parenchyma.’
    • ‘We investigated the prognostic factors for fibrotic interstitial pneumonia.’
    • ‘Oral submucous fibrosis is a pre-malignant fibrotic condition of the mouth that exhibits excessive collagen production.’
    • ‘For the analysis of bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis, the fibrotic responses of the lung were scored as previously reported.’
    • ‘The persistence of the myofibroblastic phenotype in the areas of active fibrosis is a characteristic finding in fibrotic lung disease.’

Pronunciation

fibrotic

/fīˈbrätik/