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

Nearby words

  1. amyoplasia congenita,
  2. amyostasia,
  3. amyosthenia,
  4. amyotaxy,
  5. amyotonia,
  6. amyotrophia,
  7. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,
  8. amyotrophy,
  9. amyous,
  10. amytal


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