Dystrophy is any condition of abnormal development, often denoting the degeneration of muscles.
- Muscular dystrophy
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy
- Becker's muscular dystrophy
- Reflex neurovascular dystrophy
- Retinal dystrophy
- Conal dystrophy
- Myotonic dystrophy
- Corneal dystrophies
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dystrophy — ► NOUN Medicine ▪ a disorder in which an organ or tissue of the body wastes away. See also MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY(Cf. ↑muscular dystrophy). DERIVATIVES dystrophic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek trophia nourishment … English terms dictionary
dystrophy — [dis′trə fē] n. [ModL dystrophia < Gr: see DYS & TROPHY] 1. faulty nutrition 2. faulty development, or degeneration: cf. MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY … English World dictionary
dystrophy — also distrophy, defective nutrition, 1858, from Mod.L. dystrophia, distrophia, from Gk. dys hard, bad, ill (see DYS (Cf. dys )) + trophe nourishment (see TROPHY (Cf. trophy)). Related: Dystrophic … Etymology dictionary
dystrophy — Progressive changes that may result from defective nutrition of a tissue or organ. SYN: dystrophia. [dys + G. trophe, nourishment] adiposogenital d. a disorder characterized primarily by obesity and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism … Medical dictionary
dystrophy — dystrophia; n. a disorder of an organ or tissue, usually muscle, due to impaired nourishment of the affected part. The term is applied to several unrelated conditions; for example, muscular dystrophy, Fuchs endothelial dystrophy, and dystrophia… … The new mediacal dictionary
dystrophy — noun (plural phies) Etymology: New Latin dystrophia, from dys + trophia trophy Date: 1901 1. a condition produced by faulty nutrition 2. any myogenic atrophy; especially muscular dystrophy … New Collegiate Dictionary
dystrophy — dys|tro|phy [ˈdıstrəfi] →↑muscular dystrophy … Dictionary of contemporary English
dystrophy — dys|tro|phy [ dıstrəfi ] noun uncount MEDICAL a condition in which a part of your body gradually becomes weaker => MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
dystrophy — [[t]dɪ̱strəfi[/t]] see muscular dystrophy … English dictionary
dystrophy — dysÂ·troÂ·phy || dÉªstrÉ™fÉª n. disorder caused by poor nutrition; condition characterized by muscular degeneration (i.e. muscular dystrophy) … English contemporary dictionary