Definition of myosclerotic paralysis in US English:

myosclerotic paralysis

noun

Medicine
rare, historical
  • 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.

Pronunciation

myosclerotic paralysis

/ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)sklɪˌrɒtɪk pəˈralɪsɪs/