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muscular dystrophy
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
A general term for a group of inherited disorders which are characterized by progressive degeneration of skeletal muscles without the involvement of the nervous system.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/35049.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/35049
Used For
myodystrophy
nutritional muscular dystrophy
nutritional myodegeneration
Broader Term
genetic disorders
muscular diseases
Related Term
dystrophin
white muscle disease
Spanish
distrofia muscular
Term Number
35049