Definition of hyposthenia in English:


Syllabification: hy·po·sthe·ni·a
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpäsˈTHēnēə


An abnormal lack of strength.
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  • The patient stays in a wheelchair due to the instability of her knees, the extension contracture in her right knee and the hyposthenia of her right foot.
  • Adverse renal effects include decreased renal function and other abnormalities including hyposthenia, renal tubular acidosis and nephrocalcinosis.
  • Neither systemic complications such as hyposthenia nor local complications were observed following BONT-A treatment.

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