dystrophy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dystrophy any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition
    • n dystrophy any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dystrophy In pathology, perverted nutrition.
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Usage


In news:

Sareptas Muscular Dystrophy Drug Helps Patients Walk Farther .
Motorists at State and Las Positas help city firefighters ' Fill the Boot' for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Can you believe we're less than two weeks away from the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon.
Police in Scarsdale are searching for two suspects they say walked into a 7-11 and stole donations for Muscular Dystrophy.
8-year-old hopes to raise $20,000 for muscular dystrophy organization.
Treatment of and research into the disease are supported by the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
The community of Watertown is coming together to help someone with Muscular Dystrophy.
Muscular Dystrophy is looking for build teams for their 2012 Rio Grande Valley Muscle Walk.
Muscular Dystrophy is looking for build teams for their 2012 Rio Grande Valley Muscle Walk MDA is working to raise funding and pay tribute to both children and adults who suffering from one of the 43 muscle diseases.
Heart Device Might Be Breakthrough for Muscular Dystrophy.
Menchie's helps fight Muscular Dystrophy.
Menchie's helps in fight against muscular dystrophy.
Service dog to help boy with muscular dystrophy, Colin Studlack, perform everyday tasks.
Cloud Fire Department Will Fill Their Boots For Muscular Dystrophy.
The St Cloud Fire Department and the Muscular Dystrophy Association will hold their annual Fill the Boot event Oct 11 and 12.
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In science:

As an example of triander we will take the dystrophin gene which is the largest gene found in nature, measuring 2.4 Mb, and is responsible for Duchenne (DMD) and Becker (BMD) muscular dystrophies .
Determinative degree and nucleotide sequence analysis by trianders
Homo sapiens dystrophin (muscular dystrophy, Duchenne and Becker types) (DMD), transcript variant D140ab, mRNA: NM 004022. h) Type Iloop-I-IV.
Determinative degree and nucleotide sequence analysis by trianders
Empirical bayes accomodation of batch-effects in microarray data using identical replicate reference samples: application to rna expression proļ¬ling of blood from duchenne muscular dystrophy patients.
Correcting gene expression data when neither the unwanted variation nor the factor of interest are observed
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