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dystrophy

synonym (synonym of dystrophy)

  • (noun.state)
    any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles (noun.state)
     

hypernym (dystrophy IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF dystrophy relation)

  • any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition (noun.state)
    defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism (noun.state)
     
  • any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles (noun.state)
    a form of muscular dystrophy that sets in in adolescence or adulthood and progresses slowly but will affect all voluntary muscles; characterized by ge more.. (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a form of muscular dystrophy that sets in between 40 and 60 years of age and is characterized by weakness and wasting of the muscles of the hands and more.. (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the most common form of muscular dystrophy; inheritance is X-linked recessive (carried by females but affecting only males) (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an autosomal recessive form of muscular dystrophy that appears anywhere from late childhood to middle age; characterized by progressive muscular weakn more.. (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a severe form of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the face and feet and hands and neck; difficult s more.. (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a form of muscular dystrophy that usually begins between early adulthood and middle age and first affects muscles of the eyelid and throat; progresses more.. (noun.state)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym muscular dystrophy degenerative disorder congenital disease genetic abnormality genetic defect osteodystrophy becker muscular dystrophy distal muscular dystrophy duchenne's muscular dystrophy limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

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