amyotonia congenita

noun
amyotonia con·​gen·​i·​ta | \-kən-ˈjen-ət-ə \

Medical Definition of amyotonia congenita 

: a congenital disease of infants characterized by flaccidity of the skeletal muscles resulting in an inability to move freely or maintain upright posture

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