[ mahy-uhs-thee-nee-uh ]
/ ˌmaɪ əsˈθi ni ə /
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OTHER WORDS FROM myastheniamy·as·then·ic [mahy-uhs-then-ik], /ˌmaɪ əsˈθɛn ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby myasthenia
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Example sentences from the Web for myasthenia
He compares it to certain forms of cardiac dilatation—both expressions of myasthenia.
British Dictionary definitions for myasthenia
/ (ˌmaɪəsˈθiːnɪə) /
any muscular weakness
short for myasthenia gravis
Derived forms of myastheniamyasthenic (ˌmaɪəsˈθɛnɪk), adjective
Word Origin for myasthenia
C19: from myo- + asthenia
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Medical definitions for myasthenia
[ mī′əs-thē′nē-ə ]
Abnormal muscular weakness or fatigue.
Other words from myastheniamy′as•then′ic (-thĕn′ĭk) adj.
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