amyotonia congenita

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amyotonia congenita

[¦ā′mī·ə′tō·nē·ə kən′jen·əd·ə]
(medicine)
A congenital disease of the central nervous system characterized by absence of voluntary muscle tone and reflexes. Also known as Oppenheim's disease.
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