noun (plural -thies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1849 a disorder of muscle tissue or muscles • myopathic adjective

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  • Myopathy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 G71 G72, M60 M …   Wikipedia

  • Myopathy — My*op a*thy, n. Same as {Myopathia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myopathy — [mī äp′ə thē] n. [ MYO + PATHY] any disease of a muscle …   English World dictionary

  • myopathy — myopathic /muy euh path ik/, adj. /muy op euh thee/, n. Pathol. any abnormality or disease of muscle tissue. [1840 50; MYO + PATHY] * * * ▪ pathology       any skeletal muscle disorder that directly affects the muscle fibres and does not arise… …   Universalium

  • myopathy — noun Any of several diseases of muscle that are not caused by nerve disorders See Also: myopathic …   Wiktionary

  • myopathy — Any abnormal condition or disease of the muscular tissues; commonly designates a disorder involving skeletal muscle. [myo + G. pathos, suffering] carcinomatous m. SYN: Lambert Eaton syndrome. centronuclear m. slowly …   Medical dictionary

  • myopathy — n. disease of the muscle (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myopathy — [mʌɪ ɒpəθi] noun (plural myopathies) Medicine a disease of muscle tissue. Derivatives myopathic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • myopathy — my·op·a·thy …   English syllables

  • myopathy — n. any disease of the muscles. The myopathies are usually subdivided into those that are inherited (see muscular dystrophy) and those that are acquired. The acquired myopathies include polymyositis and muscular diseases complicating endocrine… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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