[ mahy-op-uh-thee ]
/ maɪˈɒp ə θi /
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any abnormality or disease of muscle tissue.
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OTHER WORDS FROM myopathymy·o·path·ic [mahy-uh-path-ik], /ˌmaɪ əˈpæθ ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for myopathy
/ (maɪˈɒpəθɪ) /
noun plural -thies
any disease affecting muscles or muscle tissue
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Medical definitions for myopathy
[ mī-ŏp′ə-thē ]
Any of various abnormal conditions or diseases of the muscular tissues, especially one involving skeletal muscle.
Other words from myopathymy′o•path′ic (mī′ə-păth′ĭk) adj.
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