Synonyms of dystrophy


1. muscular dystrophy, dystrophy, genetic disease, genetic disorder, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, congenital disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder, hereditary disease, hereditary condition

usage: any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles

2. dystrophy, degenerative disorder

usage: any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition

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Definition and meaning of dystrophy (Dictionary)