Translation of dystrophy in Spanish:

dystrophy

distrofia, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪstrəfi//ˈdɪstrəfi/

noun

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    distrofia feminine
    • In addition, diseases resulting in impaired contraction of striated muscle, such as myasthenia gravis or myotonic dystrophies, may demonstrate similar abnormalities.
    • Fuchs' dystrophy is an inherited disease that affects the cornea - the transparent front surface of your eye.
    • Muscular dystrophies are genetic disorders, usually progressive, which can lead to profound paralysis.
    • There are some people who have corneal dystrophies such as Fuchs who also have macular degeneration, and they can benefit from transplantation when the cornea becomes cloudy.
    • The key breakthroughs in the mitochondrial disorders and Duchenne dystrophy had all been made by the early '90s, and yet a decade later, no effective treatments have yet emerged.