• Definition for "muscular dystrophy"
    • Any of a team of progressive muscle tissue…
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muscular dystrophy definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a team of progressive muscle tissue conditions caused by a defect within one or maybe more genes that control muscle tissue purpose and described as progressive permanent wasting of skeletal muscle mass.
    • Duchenne's muscular dystrophy.
    • several hereditary diseases which cause modern skeletal muscle tissue weakness, defects in muscle tissue proteins, and the loss of muscle tissue cells and structure.
    • some of a number of hereditary conditions for the muscular system described as weakness and wasting of skeletal muscle tissue
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