amyotrophia


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amyotrophy

 [a″mi-ot´ro-fe]
a painful condition with wasting and weakness of muscle, commonly involving the deltoid muscle.

a·my·ot·ro·phy

(ă'mī'ot'rō-fē),
Muscular wasting or atrophy.
Synonym(s): amyotrophia
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + trophē, nourishment]

amy·ot·ro·phy

, amyotrophia (ā'mī-ot'rō-fē, ă-mī'ō-trō'fē-ă)
Muscular wasting or atrophy.
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + trophē, nourishment]

amy·ot·ro·phy

, amyotrophia (ā'mī-ot'rō-fē, ă-mī'ō-trō'fē-ă)
Muscular wasting or atrophy.
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + trophē, nourishment]

amyotrophia

amyotrophy.
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Furthermore, abnormal cell masses that were originating from nerve tissue and characteristic in abalone amyotrophia were histologically observed in the toot muscle section of all twenty moribund juvenile abalone, using a light microscope (Fig.
The characteristic relation between the occurrence of abalone amyotrophia and ambient water temperature has been reported as follows: the progress of abalone amyotrophia occurs when the water temperature rises to 18[degrees]C or higher and is suppressed at more than 23[degrees]C (Nakatsugawa 1990, Okada et al.
As a result, the change of the percentage composition of the six families from May to August suggests that the survival of the 2 selected families (family #1 and #2) were significantly better than that of the other 4 families (family #3, #4, #5, and #6) after the occurrence of mass mortality caused by abalone amyotrophia.
This result suggests that resistance to abalone amyotrophia of the selected families is a heritable trait.

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