Degeneration with loss of function (usually applied to muscles).
any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition
a non-infectious, non-inflammatory defect secondary to malnutrition or faulty metabolism
A wasting away caused by faulty nutrition or lack of resources.
Defective or faulty nutrition.
Abnormal development, degeneration of muscle, weakening.
degeneration, abnormal or defective development, insufficient nutrition. Eccentric viewing - the practice of seeing peripherally as a substitute for loss of central vision.
progressive changes that may result from defective nutrition of a tissue or organ.
The term used to describe a wasting or weakening of biological material, such as corneal endothelial dystrophy (also known as Fuch's Dystrophy) being the wasting or weakening of the endothelium.
a disorder caused by defective ³nutrition² or metabolism.
Dystrophy refers to degeneration or abnormal formation of the skin. It is often used to refer to nail diseases.