Meaning of myotonia atrophica in English:

myotonia atrophica

Pronunciation /mʌɪə(ʊ)ˌtəʊnɪə əˈtrɒfɪkə/ /mʌɪə(ʊ)ˌtəʊnɪə eɪˈtrɒfɪkə/

noun

rare Medicine
  • Myotonic dystrophy.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. From scientific Latin myotonia atrophica from myotonia + atrophica, feminine of atrophicus, after French myotonie atrophique.