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Noun: dystrophy  dis-tru-fee
  1. Any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
    - muscular dystrophy
  2. Any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition

Derived forms: dystrophies

Type of: degenerative disorder, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder

Encyclopedia: Dystrophy