Zenker's degeneration

noun

Zen·​ker's degeneration ˈtseŋ-kərz-, ˈzeŋ- How to pronounce Zenker's degeneration (audio)
: hyaline degeneration of voluntary muscles associated with severe infectious diseases (as typhoid fever)

called also waxy degeneration

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“Zenker's degeneration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Zenker%27s%20degeneration. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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