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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition; Any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles.

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  • There is no known cure for muscular dystrophy, which is characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles.
  • And I went to the clinic to see if I got a thing called myotonic muscular dystrophy, which is also known as Steinert's disease.
  • Rare cases can even develop reflex sympathetic dystrophy which is a chronic pain condition and which may not be resolvable.
  • Mattie suffers from a rare form of muscular dystrophy. for more
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