dystrophic

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adjective dys·tro·phic \dis-ˈtrō-fik\

Definition of dystrophic

  1. 1a :  relating to or caused by faulty nutritionb :  relating to or affected with a dystrophy a dystrophic patient

  2. 2 of a lake :  brownish with much dissolved humic matter, a sparse bottom fauna, and a high oxygen consumption

First Known Use of dystrophic

1893


Medical Dictionary

dystrophic

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adjective dys·tro·phic \dis-ˈtrō-fik\

Medical Definition of dystrophic

  1. 1:  relating to or caused by faulty nutrition

  2. 2:  relating to or affected with a dystrophy dystrophic muscles

  3. 3a:  occurring at sites of damaged or necrotic tissue dystrophic calcification…may occur despite normal serum calcium levels—Raymond Chan et alb:  characterized by disordered growth fungal infection may be the cause of thickened dystrophic nails


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