Definition of dystrophic
1 a : relating to or caused by faulty nutrition b : relating to or affected with a dystrophy <a dystrophic patient>
2 of a lake : brownish with much dissolved humic matter, a sparse bottom fauna, and a high oxygen consumption
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Medical Definition of dystrophic
1: relating to or caused by faulty nutrition
2: relating to or affected with a dystrophy <dystrophic muscles>
3a: occurring at sites of damaged or necrotic tissue <dystrophic calcification…may occur despite normal serum calcium levels—Raymond Chan et al>b: characterized by disordered growth <fungal infection may be the cause of thickened dystrophic nails>
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