Definition of muscular dystrophy in English:

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muscular dystrophy


A hereditary condition marked by progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles.
Example sentences
  • Researchers hope the findings can be used to help fight against muscle diseases, like muscular dystrophy.
  • For this reason, X-linked conditions like hemophilia or muscular dystrophy are expressed in sons and transmitted by physically normal carrier mothers.
  • Understanding of inherited conditions such as cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy and haemophilia will also be greatly improved.

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Syllabification: mus·cu·lar dys·tro·phy

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