from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of progressive muscle disorders caused by a defect in one or more genes that control muscle function and characterized by gradual irreversible wasting of skeletal muscle.
- n. Duchenne's muscular dystrophy.
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- n. A group of genetic diseases which cause progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissue.
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- n. any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
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