Definition of muscular dystrophy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


muscular dystrophy

BrE BrE//ˌmʌskjə ˈdɪstrəfi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌskjələr ˈdɪstrəfi//
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a medical condition that some people are born with in which the muscles gradually become weaker
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: muscular dystrophy