Hyposthenia - definition of hyposthenia by The Free Dictionary
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An abnormal lack of strength; weakness.
hy′po·sthen′ic (-pəs-thĕn′ĭk) adj.
(Pathology) pathol a weakened condition; lack of strength
[C19: from hypo- + Greek sthenos strength]
a condition of abnormal weakness or loss of strength. — hypos-thenic, adj.See also: Strength and Weakness
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Facial muscular involvement characterized by progressive hypotrophy and hyposthenia
is associated with muscle decontraction, difficulties and muscle weakness, thus leading to an expression-less face.
In all three cases, pain and consequent hyposthenia
were successfully treated with neurolysis.