myasthenia :

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  • n  a chronic progressive disease characterized by chronic fatigue and muscular weakness (especially in the face and neck); caused by a deficiency of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junctions
  • n  any muscular weakness

  • He was a victim of myasthenia gravis, a mysterious, uncommon disease which usually strikes adolescents or the elderly.
  • Newly reported uses for old drugs: Prostigmine, a chemical long used against myasthenia gravis (a sometimes fatal fatigue -weakness disease) and lately found.
  • Progress is being made in the treatment of myasthenia gravis, a baffling disease incapacitating about 100,000 Americans.
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  • MG fundraiser set here
    June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, and several events have been planned to bring awareness to this disease which is a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily.
    June 13, 2013 - The St. Augustine Record

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