Definition of myosclerotic paralysis in English:

myosclerotic paralysis

Pronunciation /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)sklɪˌrɒtɪk pəˈralɪsɪs/

noun

rare, historical Medicine
  • The Duchenne type of muscular dystrophy, in which certain muscles become enlarged and firm (pseudohypertrophic).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Austin Flint (1812–1886). From myo- + sclerotic + paralysis, after French paralysie myo-sclérosique.