HyperDic: myasthenia_gravis

English > 1 sense of the expression myasthenia gravis:
NOUNstatemyasthenia gravis, myastheniaa chronic progressive disease characterized by chronic fatigue and muscular weakness (especially in the face and neck)
English > myasthenia gravis: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA chronic progressive disease characterized by chronic fatigue and muscular weakness (especially in the face and neck); caused by a deficiency / deficiency of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junctions.
Synonymmyasthenia
Broaderautoimmune disease, autoimmune disorderAny of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
disease of the neuromuscular junctionA disease characterized by impairment of neuromuscular junctions
Catalanmiastènia greu

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