One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Disease, especially inflammatory disease, affecting both nerve(s) and muscle(s); especially polymyositis with signs of neuropathy.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in T. Clifford Allbutt (1836–1925), physician. From neuro- + myositis, after German Neuromyositis.
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