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).

Generic synonyms: Dystrophy, Muscular Dystrophy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Bechterew's disease
Bechterew's nucleus
Bechterew's sign
Bechterew-Mendel reflex
Bechuana
Bechuanaland
Bechuanas
Beck's method
Beck's triad
Becke line
Becker
Becker's disease
Becker's muscular dystrophy
Becker's nevus
Becker's stain
Becker muscular dystrophy
Becker type muscular dystrophy
Becker type tardive muscular dystrophy
Beckett
Beckettian
Beckham
Beckhamesque
Beckhams
Becki
Beckley
Beckman thermometer
Beckmann's apparatus
Becks
Beckwith

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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 ..."

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