Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to myotonia

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to muscular tone, or myotony.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or caused by myotonia

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Examples

  • And I went to the clinic to see if I got a thing called myotonic muscular dystrophy, which is also known as Steinert's disease.

    CNN Transcript May 25, 2003

  • Cooper has been awarded $346,661 to continue his innovative work in a form of muscular dystrophy known as myotonic dystrophy.

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  • Cooper, the S. Donald Greenberg Professor of Pathology at Baylor, has been awarded $346,661 to continue his work on a form of muscular dystrophy known as myotonic dystrophy.

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  • The family told police that Jason suffered from a medical condition known as myotonic dystrophy - a form of muscular dystrophy characterized by the wasting of muscles.

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  • The family told police that Jason suffered from a medical condition known as myotonic dystrophy -- a form of muscular dystrophy characterized by the wasting away of muscles.

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  • Insmed's lead drug failed to show efficacy in a mid-stage clinical trial of a genetic condition called myotonic muscular dystrophy and investors swiftly hammered the stock, sending down shares more than 50 percent on the news.

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  • "The family told police that Jason suffered from a medical condition known as myotonic dystrophy -- a form of muscular dystrophy characterized by the wasting away of muscles.

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  • Dr. Thornton said the study supports the idea that myotonic dystrophy was caused not by flawed proteins, as is the case in many genetic diseases, but by the harmful effect of the RNA.

    Novel Approach Targets Muscular Dystrophy

  • But myotonic dystrophy affects a variety of systems and organs, including skeletal muscles, the heart, central nervous system and eyes.

    Novel Approach Targets Muscular Dystrophy

  • That freed the proteins the RNA had held hostage, and muscle function improved in mice bred to have myotonic dystrophy, according to the study.

    Novel Approach Targets Muscular Dystrophy

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