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noun[mass noun] Medicine
A form of muscular dystrophy in which myotonia also occurs.
- He trained in London at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases and the Maudsley Hospital and developed a lifelong interest in a rare neuromuscular disorder, dystrophia myotonica.
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