dystrophy definition

  • noun:
    • A degenerative disorder due to insufficient or flawed diet.
    • some of a few disorders, specially muscular dystrophy, in which the muscle tissue weaken and atrophy.
    • Ecology the healthiness of being dystrophic.
    • A wasting of human body areas, of hereditary beginning or due to insufficient or defective nutrition.
    • In pathology, perverted nutrition.
    • any of a number of genetic conditions of this muscular system described as weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
    • any degenerative condition resulting from inadequate or faulty diet
    • A degenerative condition brought on by inadequate or defective nourishment.
    • some of several problems, specially muscular dystrophy, when the muscles weaken and atrophy.
    • Ecology The condition of being dystrophic.
    • A wasting of human body areas, of hereditary beginning or due to inadequate or faulty diet.
    • In pathology, perverted nourishment.
    • some of a number of genetic conditions for the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
    • any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition

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