Becker muscular dystrophy

noun
Beck·er muscular dystrophy | \ˈbe-kər- \

Definition of Becker muscular dystrophy 

: a less severe form of Duchenne muscular dystrophy marked by later onset and slower progression of the disease

called also Beck·er's muscular dystrophy\ˈbe-kərz- \

First Known Use of Becker muscular dystrophy

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Becker muscular dystrophy

Peter Emil Becker †2000 German geneticist

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Becker muscular dystrophy

noun
Beck·er muscular dystrophy | \ˈbek-ər- \
variants: or Becker's muscular dystrophy \-ərz- \

Medical Definition of Becker muscular dystrophy 

: a less severe form of Duchenne muscular dystrophy with later onset and slower progression of the disease that is inherited as an X-linked recessive trait and is characterized by dystrophin of deficient or abnormal molecular weight

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