Definition of dystrophia myotonica in English:

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dystrophia myotonica

Pronunciation: /dɪsˌtrəʊfɪə mʌɪəˈtɒnɪkə/

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[mass noun] Medicine
A form of muscular dystrophy in which myotonia also occurs.
Example sentences
  • 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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