myotonia congenita

noun
myotonia con·​gen·​i·​ta | \ -kän-ˈjen-ə-tə How to pronounce myotonia congenita (audio) \

Medical Definition of myotonia congenita

: an inherited condition that is characterized by delay in the ability to relax muscles after forceful contractions but not by wasting of muscle

called also Thomsen's disease

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“Myotonia congenita.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myotonia%20congenita. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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