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1. dystrophy

noun. ['ˈdɪstrəfi'] any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition.

Synonyms

  • degenerative disorder

Etymology

  • -trophy (English)
  • τροφή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • dys- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Muscular Dystrophy

Example sentences of the word muscular-dystrophy


1. Noun Phrase
Green bracelets typically mean that the wearer supports environmental causes or muscular dystrophy research.

2. Noun Phrase
Creatine may also help treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease.

3. Noun Phrase
* spina bifida

4. Noun Phrase
For instance, sickle cell anemia, muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis are all carried in the genes.

2. dystrophy

noun. ['ˈdɪstrəfi'] any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles.

Synonyms

  • genetic abnormality
  • genetic disease
  • Duchenne's muscular dystrophy
  • genetic defect
  • muscular dystrophy
  • inherited disorder
  • Steinert's disease
  • congenital disease
  • inherited disease
  • pseudohypertrophic dystrophy
  • hereditary condition
  • hereditary disease
  • myotonic muscular dystrophy
  • limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
  • Becker muscular dystrophy
  • myotonia atrophica
  • genetic disorder
  • myotonic dystrophy
  • oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy

Etymology

  • -trophy (English)
  • τροφή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • dys- (English)

3. muscular

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

Synonyms

  • athletic

Antonyms

  • ectomorphic
  • inconsiderable

4. muscular

adjective. ['ˈmʌskjəlɝ'] having or suggesting great physical power or force.

Antonyms

  • light

5. muscular

adjective. ['ˈmʌskjəlɝ'] (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful.

Synonyms

  • powerful
  • strong
  • sinewy
  • brawny

Antonyms

  • ineffective
  • powerlessness
  • impotent
  • uninfluential
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