rhabdomyolysis

[ răb′dō-mī-ŏlĭ-sĭs ]

n.

An acute, fulminant, potentially fatal disease that destroys skeletal muscle and is often accompanied by the excretion of myoglobin in the urine.

Nearby words

  1. rhabdoid,
  2. rhabdom,
  3. rhabdomal,
  4. rhabdomancy,
  5. rhabdomyoblast,
  6. rhabdomyoma,
  7. rhabdomyosarcoma,
  8. rhabdoviridae,
  9. rhabdovirus,
  10. rhachides


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