amyotonia congenita

noun
amyotonia con·​gen·​i·​ta | \ -kən-ˈjen-ət-ə How to pronounce amyotonia congenita (audio) \

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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“Amyotonia congenita.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amyotonia%20congenita. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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