Definition of Myopathy

1. Noun. Any pathology of the muscles that is not attributable to nerve dysfunction.

Generic synonyms: Pathology
Derivative terms: Myopathic



Definition of Myopathy

1. n. Same as Myopathia.

Definition of Myopathy

1. Noun. (medicine) Any of several diseases of muscle that are not caused by nerve disorders ¹

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Definition of Myopathy

1. a disorder of muscle tissue [n -THIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myopathy

myomegalin
myomere
myomeres
myometrial
myometritis
myometrium
myomorph
myomorphs
myonecrosis
myoneural
myoneural junction
myopathia
myopathias
myopathic
myopathies
myopathy (current term)
myope
myopericarditis
myopes
myophan
myophosphorylase
myopia
myopias
myopic
myopically
myopics
myopies
myoprecursor
myoprecursors
myops

Literary usage of Myopathy

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"A form of myopathy in which the face remains permanently intact, despite the Scapulohumeral atrophy, has been described by-»firb as the "juvenile form. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1894)
"492, records three cases of primitive progressive myopathy. There were violent cramps in the calves and lower limbs generally. The authors ask if there may ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1894)
"492, records three cases of primitive progressive myopathy. There were violent cramps in the calves and lower limbs generally. The authors ask if there may ..."

4. Diseases of the nervous system by Alfred Gordon (1908)
"In this form the myopathy makes its first appearance in the muscles of the shoulder and upper ... Gradually the myopathy extends to the shoulders and arms. ..."

5. The Diseases of the Nervous System: A Textbook for Physicians and Students by Ludwig Hirt (1893)
"PROGRESSIVE ATROPHIC myopathy. Inability to close the eyes completely. (After MARIE and GUINON.J further, that in sisters or brothers of individuals who ..."

6. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1914)
"It sometimes happens that, appearing at adult years in one generation, the myopathy follows in early childhood in the next. As males are rendered impotent ..."

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