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my·op·a·thy

 (mī-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. my·op·a·thies
A disease of muscle or muscle tissue.

my′o·path′ic (mī′ə-păth′ĭk) adj.

myopathy

(maɪˈɒpəθɪ)
n, pl -thies
(Pathology) any disease affecting muscles or muscle tissue

my•op•a•thy

(maɪˈɒp ə θi)

n., pl. -thies.
any abnormality or disease of muscle tissue.
[1840–50]
my•o•path•ic (ˌmaɪ əˈpæθ ɪk) adj.

myopathy

A muscle disease, usually degenerative, but sometimes caused by drug side-effects, chemical poisoning, or by chronic disorder of the immune system. The muscles generally fail to function fully.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myopathy - any pathology of the muscles that is not attributable to nerve dysfunction
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

my·op·a·thy

n. miopatía, cualquier enfermedad muscular;
ocular ______ ocular.

myopathy

n miopatía
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