Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to myopathy.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to myopathia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to myopathy.

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  • adj. of or relating to any disease of the muscles that is not caused by nerve dysfunction

Etymologies

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myopathy +‎ -ic

Examples

  • The pathologists divide scoliosis into a myopathic variety, in which the trouble is a physiologic antagonism of the muscles; or osteopathic, ordinarily associated with rachitis, which latter variety is generally accountable for congenital scoliosis.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Myopathy was defined by muscle weakness, elevated creatine kinase (CK) levels, myopathic EMG findings, muscle edema on MRI, and/or features of myopathy on muscle biopsy.

    Science Blog

  • Prophylactic treatment with sialic acid metabolites precludes the development of the myopathic phenotype in the DMRV-hIBM mouse model

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  • The new disease called morbus Thomsenii, of which I wrote in my report last year, has been carefully studied by several men of eminence, and the following conclusions have been reached as to its pathology: The weight of the evidence seems to prove that it is of a neuropathic rather than a myopathic nature, and that it depends on an exaggerated activity of the nervous apparatus which produces muscular tone, and that it has much analogy to the muscular phenomena of hysterical hypnosis, the genesis of which is precisely explained by a functional hyperactivity of the nervous centers of muscular activity.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 520, December 19, 1885

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