myopathic

Denoting a disorder involving muscular tissue.

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myo·path·ic .mī-ə-'path-ik adj
1) involving abnormality of the muscles <a \myopathic syndrome>
2) of or relating to myopathy <\myopathic dystrophy>

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myo·path·ic (mi″o-pathґik) of the nature of a myopathy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Myopathic — My o*path ic, a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to myopathia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myopathic — adjective of or relating to any disease of the muscles that is not caused by nerve dysfunction • Pertains to noun: ↑myopathy • Derivationally related forms: ↑myopathy * * * |mīə|pathik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary my + …   Useful english dictionary

  • myopathic — adjective see myopathy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • myopathic — See myopathy. * * * …   Universalium

  • myopathic — adjective Pertaining to myopathy …   Wiktionary

  • myopathic — adj. pertaining to myopathy, of muscular disease (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myopathic — my·o·path·ic …   English syllables

  • Myopathic gait — (or waddling gait) is a form of gait abnormality. The waddling is due to the weakness of the proximal muscles of the pelvic girdle.[1] The patient uses circumduction to compensate for gluteal weakness.[2] Conditions associated with a myopathic… …   Wikipedia

  • myopathic atrophy — muscular atrophy due to disease of the muscle tissue …   Medical dictionary

  • myopathic facies — the peculiar facial expression produced by relaxation of the facial muscles, as in Landouzy Dejerine dystrophy …   Medical dictionary

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