amyotonia congenita

[ kən-jĕnĭ-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.myatonia congenita Oppenheim's disease Oppenheim's syndrome

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