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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.
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myopathy

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

my·op·a·thy

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

n miopatía
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References in periodicals archive ?
Discrepancies occurred in 3 cases of centronuclear myopathy when using the checklist alone because it was unable to distinguish between internal and central nucleation resulting from reparative changes versus the presence of those issues from a primary abnormality of nuclear positioning.
Congenital fiber-type disproportion has also been described in numerous other muscle diseases, including several congenital myopathy subtypes (centronuclear myopathy, myotubular myopathy, and nemaline myopathy), as well as in myotonic dystrophy.
Born seven weeks premature on December 29, 1993, Liam coped with centronuclear myopathy - a condition so rare it affects just one in 10m boys.