infantile muscular atrophy

n.

Progressive muscular wasting due to degeneration of motor neurons in the anterior horns of the spinal cord, with onset usually in the first year of life.familial spinal muscular atrophy infantile progressive spinal muscular atrophy

Nearby words

  1. infantile autism,
  2. infantile cortical hyperostosis,
  3. infantile digital fibromatosis,
  4. infantile eczema,
  5. infantile fibrosarcoma,
  6. infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy,
  7. infantile osteomalacia,
  8. infantile paralysis,
  9. infantile progressive spinal muscular atrophy,
  10. infantile purulent conjunctivitis


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