myoclonus

noun my·oc·lo·nus \ ˌmī-ˈä-klə-nəs \

Definition of myoclonus

: irregular involuntary contraction of a muscle usually resulting from functional disorder of controlling motor neurons; also : a condition characterized by myoclonus

myoclonic

play \ˌmī-ə-ˈklä-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of myoclonus

New Latin


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myoclonus

noun my·oc·lo·nus \ ˌmī-ˈäk-lə-nəs \

medical Definition of myoclonus

: irregular involuntary contraction of a muscle usually resulting from functional disorder of controlling motor neurons; also : a condition characterized by myoclonus

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