amyotonia congenita

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amyotonia congenita amyotonia con·gen·i·ta (kən-jěn'ĭ-tə)
n.
Any of several congenital diseases of children that are marked by general muscle hypotonia, usually in muscles that are functionally connected to the spinal nerves. Also called myatonia congenita, Oppenheim's disease, Oppenheim's syndrome.

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