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mus·cu·lar dys·tro·phy

a general term for a number of hereditary, progressive degenerative disorders affecting skeletal muscles, and often other organ systems.


see muscular dystrophy.

myodystrophia fetalis deformans
muscular dystrophy with limb deformity in the newborn. Occurs as an inherited disease in lambs. See also inherited arthrogryposis.