- muscle weakness.
Origin of myasthenia
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Historical Examples of myasthenia
He compares it to certain forms of cardiac dilatation—both expressions of myasthenia.
- any muscular weakness
- short for myasthenia gravis
Word Origin for myasthenia
C19: from myo- + asthenia
Word Origin and History for myasthenia
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Abnormal muscular weakness or fatigue.
- Myasthenia gravis.
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