Definitions for "Muscular dystrophy"
A group of degenerative disorders of muscle resulting in atrophy and weakness.
Any of a group of hereditary diseases characterized by progressive degeneration of the muscles.
An inherited muscle disorder of unknown cause in which there is slow but progressive degeneration of muscle fibers. Different forms are classified according to the age at which the symptoms appear, the rate at which the disease progresses, and the way in which it is inherited.