from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Abnormal muscular weakness or fatigue.
- n. Myasthenia gravis.
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- n. Abnormal weakness of the muscles; but especially myasthenia gravis
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Muscular debility.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a chronic progressive disease characterized by chronic fatigue and muscular weakness (especially in the face and neck); caused by a deficiency of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junctions
- n. any muscular weakness
The CDC report released by the New England Journal of Medicine said the Mexican toddler had a chronic muscle weakness called myasthenia gravis, a heart defect, a swallowing problem and lack of oxygen.
He said his health - he suffers from muscular weakness called myasthenia gravis - seemed to be getting back into shape with the aid of drugs and exercise.
She developed a muscular disorder called myasthenia gravis and underwent a kidney transplant in 1990.
Jaar suffered from a disease called myasthenia gravis and was in a weak condition, said his son-in-law, Jeremiah Robison, who lives in Utah.
Ms. Mankiller was admired for her tenacity, having fought off two serious diseases, lymphoma and a neuromuscular disorder called myasthenia gravis; recovered from kidney failure that would have killed her had not an older brother given her one of his kidneys; and survived a head-on automobile collision in 1979 that forced her to endure 17 operations and years of physical therapy.
Doctors believe the jab triggered a rare condition affecting the nervous system known as myasthenia gravis.
The Mexican toddler had a chronic muscle weakness called myasthenia gravis, a heart defect, a swallowing problem and lack of oxygen.
Miguel Tejada Vazquez, 21 months, had a chronic muscle weakness condition called myasthenia gravis, a heart defect, a swallowing problem and lack of oxygen.
The Mexican toddler had a chronic muscle weakness called myasthenia gravis, a heart defect,
The first victim -- a Mexican toddler named Miguel Tejada Vazquez who had been treated at a Texas hospital -- suffered from a chronic muscle disorder called myasthenia gravis, and also had a heart defect, low oxygen, and problems swallowing.