Arthrogryposis: Joint contractures that develop before birth (prenatally) and are evident at birth (congenitally). A newborn with arthrogryposis lacks the normal range of motion in one or more joints. In normal embryonic development, the joints begin to develop by about 5 to 6 weeks of gestation. Th...
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Persistent flexure or contracture of a joint. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(ahr″thro-grә-po´sis) persistent flexion of a joint. tetanoid spasm.
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Arthrogryposis, also known as Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita, is a rare congenital disorder that is characterized by multiple joint contractures and can include muscle weakness and fibrosis. It is a non-progressive disease. The disease derives its name from Greek, literally meaning `curved or h...
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A birth defect that affects approximately 1 out of every 3,000 live births. The condition is present at birth and is generally the cause of decreased fetal movement. A normal fetus is capable of moving about in the uterus and they need to move to develop their muscles and joints. When a fetus does n...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ar′thrō-gri-pō′sis Definitions: 1. Congenital defect of the limbs characterized by severe contractures of multiple joints.
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