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myolysis

Pronunciation: mi-ol'i-sis

Definition: Dissolution or liquefaction of muscular tissue, frequently preceded by degenerative changes such as infiltration of fat, atrophy, and fatty degeneration.

[myo- + G. lysis, dissolution]

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