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n. pl. my·op·a·thies
A disease of muscle or muscle tissue.
my′o·path′ic (mī′ə-păth′ĭk) adj.
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.
my•o•path•ic (ˌmaɪ əˈpæθ ɪk) adj.
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.