polymyopathy


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polymyopathy

 [pol″e-mi-op´ah-the]
any disease affecting several muscles simultaneously.

polymyopathy

/poly·my·op·a·thy/ (-mi-op´ah-the) disease affecting several muscles simultaneously.

pol·y·my·op·a·thy

(polē-mī-opă-thē)
Disease afftecting many muscles.

polymyopathy

any disease affecting a number of muscles simultaneously.

endocrine polymyopathy
occurs in association with hyperadrenocorticism in dogs.
idiopathic polymyopathy
a cause of acute pain, muscle weakness and lameness or, in a chronic form, muscle atrophy, in dogs. May be generalized or affecting only certain muscle groups, particularly of the head.