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muscular dystrophy

muscular dystrophy

pronunciation:
muhsk y lr dI str fi
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part of speech: noun
definition: a noncontagious disease of unknown origin that causes progressive degeneration of the muscles.
Word Parts
The word muscular dystrophy contains the following parts:
dys- Greek prefix that means bad, difficult, abnormal
synonyms:
mal, male
antonyms:
eu
 
troph, tropho, -trophy Greek root that means nourishment