[ kən-jĕn′ĭ-tə ]
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
- amyoplasia congenita,
- amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,
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