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Preferred Term:

muscular dystrophy

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.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
Entry Terms:
  • nutritional muscular dystrophy
  • myodystrophy
  • nutritional myodegeneration
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/35049
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