Definition of Becker muscular dystrophy
1. Noun. A form of muscular dystrophy that sets in in adolescence or adulthood and progresses slowly but will affect all voluntary muscles; characterized by generalized weakness and muscle wasting that affects limb and trunk muscles first; similar to Duchenne's muscular dystrophy but less severe; inheritance is X-linked recessive (carried by females but affecting only males).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Becker Muscular Dystrophy
Literary usage of Becker muscular dystrophy
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1. ATP Focused Program Competition: Digital Video in Information Networks edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"... diseases range from $125 for cystic fibrosis to $350 for Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy), it could substantially expand the market as well as reduce ..."