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juvenile muscular atrophy

juvenile muscular atrophy in Medicine

juvenile muscular atrophy n.
Slowly progressive proximal muscular weakness accompanied by fasciculation, wasting, and lower motor neuron disease, with onset usually between 2 and 17 years.

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