Lacking in muscular tissue, or in muscular strength. [G. a- priv. + mys, muscle]

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am·y·ous (amґe-əs) [a-1 + myo- + -ous] deficient in muscular tissue.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Amyous — Am y*ous ([a^]m [i^]*[u^]s), a. [Gr. a myos.] (Med.) Wanting in muscle; without flesh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amyous — amyous, a. Path. (ˈæmɪəs) [f. Gr. ἄµυ ος wanting muscle + ous.] Wanting in muscle. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • amyous — adjective Wanting in muscle; without flesh …   Wiktionary

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