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- 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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