myasthenic

myasthenia

[mahy-uhs-thee-nee-uh]
noun Pathology.
muscle weakness.

Origin:
1855–60; my- + asthenia

myasthenic [mahy-uhs-then-ik] , adjective
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myasthenia (ˌmaɪəsˈθiːnɪə)
 
n
1.  any muscular weakness
2.  short for myasthenia gravis
 
[C19: from myo- + asthenia]
 
myasthenic
 
adj

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myasthenia my·as·the·ni·a (mī'əs-thē'nē-ə)
n.

  1. Abnormal muscular weakness or fatigue.

  2. Myasthenia gravis.


my'as·then'ic (-thěn'ĭk) adj.
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