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myoclonus

A brief, involuntary twitching (contracting) of a muscle or group of muscles.

 


myoneural junction

See neuromuscular junction.

 


myopathy

Non-specific term for any disease affecting muscle (usually skeletal muscle) which causes muscles to become weak or wasted.

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disease  ;  weakness

myositis

Inflammation of a muscle, especially a voluntary muscle (i.e. skeletal muscle), characterized by pain, weakness and sometimes spasm in the affected area.

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inflammation  ;  weakness

myotonia

Decreased ability to relax muscles after contraction which can be a specific form of myopathy.

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myopathy


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