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Noun: muscular dystrophy  'mús-kyu-lu(r) 'dis-tru-fee
  1. Any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
    - dystrophy

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

Encyclopedia: Muscular dystrophy, emery-dreifuss