amyoplasia
Deficient formation of muscle tissue and deficient muscle growth. [G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + plasis, a molding]
- a. congenita SYN: arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.

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amyo·pla·sia (a-mi″o-plaґzhə) [a-1 + myo- + -plasia] lack of muscle formation.

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  • amyoplasia — noun A congenital condition in which there is a lack of muscle development …   Wiktionary

  • amyoplasia congenita — a generalized lack of muscular development and growth, with contracture and deformity at most of the joints; called congenital multiple arthrogryposis and arthrogryposis multiplex congenita …   Medical dictionary

  • Amyoplasia congenita — Amyo|pla̱sia* con|ge̱nita [zu a...,1 ↑myo... u. gr. πλασσειν = bilden; ↑congenitus] w; : angeborene Fehlbildung der Muskulatur mit Gelenkkontrakturen …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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