Synonyms and Antonyms for becker-muscular-dystrophy

1. Becker muscular dystrophy (n.)

a form of muscular dystrophy that sets in in adolescence or adulthood and progresses slowly but will affect all voluntary muscles; characterized by generalized weakness and muscle wasting that affects limb and trunk muscles first; similar to Duchenne's muscular dystrophy but less severe; inheritance is X-linked recessive (carried by females but affecting only males)

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3. dystrophy (n.)

any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition

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4. muscular (adj.)

of or relating to or consisting of muscle

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5. muscular (adj.)

having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer

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6. muscular (adj.)

having or suggesting great physical power or force

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7. muscular (adj.)

(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

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