Meaning of dystrophy

dys•tro•phy

Pronunciation: (dis'tru-fē), [key]
— n.
  1. faulty or inadequate nutrition or development.
  2. any of a number of disorders characterized by weakening, degeneration, or abnormal development of muscle.
  3. the state of being dystrophic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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