Recent Examples of myositis from the Web
Edell, 73, suffers from inclusion-body myositis, a debilitating and incurable muscle disease that has left him in a wheelchair.
Krukow, who is entering his 27th season as a Giants TV broadcaster, is suffering from inclusion-body myositis, a degenerative muscle disease that is not life threatening but causes progressive weakness in his extremities.
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Origin and Etymology of myositis
First Known Use: circa 1807See Words from the same year
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