Definition of amyotrophic in English:

amyotrophic

adjective

Medicine
  • See amyotrophy

    • ‘Currently, there is no cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.’
    • ‘If you've had one of these experiences, then you've probably had a glimpse of how it feels to have a fully developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.’
    • ‘Less common manifestations include cerebellar dysfunction, isolated dementia of the frontal lobe type, extrapyramidal signs, seizures, an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-like disorder, and entrapment neuropathy.’
    • ‘That is how people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis describe their condition.’
    • ‘This article examines the results of study that found that veterans of the Gulf War were nearly twice as likely to develop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.’