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dystrophy US English

A disorder in which an organ or tissue of the body wastes away

muscular dystrophy US English

A hereditary condition marked by progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles

myotonic dystrophy US English

A form of muscular dystrophy accompanied by myotonia

Duchenne muscular dystrophy US English

A severe form of muscular dystrophy caused by a genetic defect and usually affecting boys