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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any muscular weakness; A chronic progressive disease characterized by chronic fatigue and muscular weakness (especially in the face and neck).

Usage examples (35)
  • She developed a muscular disorder called myasthenia gravis and underwent a kidney transplant in 1990.
  • "Young lady, have you forgotten you have myasthenia gravis?"
  • Q: This myasthenia gravis, does it affect your memory at all?
  • He needed a disease to test the theory on, and picked myasthenia. for more
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