Duchenne dystrophy

Duchenne dystrophy
Duchenne dystrophy also Duchenne's dystrophy n DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

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Duchenne muscular d.

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  • Duchenne de Boulogne — Demonstration of the mechanics of facial expression. Duchenne and an assistant faradize the mimetic muscles of The Old Man …   Wikipedia

  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy — [do͞o shen′] n. a common hereditary form of muscular dystrophy, usually affecting young males, characterized by the severe weakening of the skeletal muscles, esp. the respiratory muscles: also called Duchenne s muscular dystrophy * * * …   Universalium

  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy — [do͞o shen′] n. a common hereditary form of muscular dystrophy, usually affecting young males, characterized by the severe weakening of the skeletal muscles, esp. the respiratory muscles: also called Duchenne s muscular dystrophy …   English World dictionary

  • Duchenne — may refer to: Duchenne de Boulogne (1806–1875), a French physician who pioneered modern neurology Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a severe recessive X chromosome linked form of muscular dystrophy Duchenne smile, a smile that involves certain facial… …   Wikipedia

  • Dystrophy — is any condition of abnormal development, often denoting the degeneration of muscles. Types Muscular dystrophy Duchenne muscular dystrophy Becker s muscular dystrophy Reflex neurovascular dystrophy Retinal dystrophy Conal dystrophy Myotonic… …   Wikipedia

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  • Миопатия Дюшенна (Duchenne Dystrophy) — см. Дистрофия мышечная. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy — The best known form of muscular dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is caused by a genetic error in a gene on the X chromosome that prevents the production of dystrophin, a normal protein in muscle. DMD affects boys and, very rarely,… …   Medical dictionary

  • dystrophy — Progressive changes that may result from defective nutrition of a tissue or organ. SYN: dystrophia. [dys + G. trophe, nourishment] adiposogenital d. a disorder characterized primarily by obesity and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism …   Medical dictionary

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