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Duchenne dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

noun
  1. the most common form of muscular dystrophy, usually affecting only boysAbbreviation: DMD
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Word Origin for Duchenne dystrophy

named after Guillaume Duchenne (1806–75), French neurologist
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