Duchenne's muscular dystrophy

Definitions of Duchenne's muscular dystrophy
  1. noun
    the most common form of muscular dystrophy; inheritance is X-linked recessive (carried by females but affecting only males)
    synonyms: pseudohypertrophic dystrophy
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    dystrophy, muscular dystrophy
    any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
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