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my'asthe'nia gra'vis



Pathol.
a disease of impaired transmission of motor nerve impulses, characterized by episodic muscle weakness and easy fatigability, esp. of the face, tongue, neck, and respiratory muscles: caused by autoimmune destruction of acetylcholine receptors. Abbr.: MG

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

myastheniamyatonia
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