[dih-strof-ik, -stroh-fik] /dɪˈstrɒf ɪk, -ˈstroʊ fɪk/
Medicine/Medical. pertaining to or caused by dystrophy.
Ecology. (of a lake) having too low an accumulation of dissolved nutrients to support abundant plant life; having highly acid, brownish waters filled with undecayed plant materials, and eventually developing into a peat bog or marsh.
Having brownish acidic waters, a high concentration of humic matter, and a small plant population. Used of a lake, pond, or stream. Compare eutrophic, oligotrophic.
/ˈdɪstrəfɪn/ noun 1. a protein, the absence of which is believed to cause muscular dystrophy dystrophin dys·tro·phin (dĭs’trə-fĭn) n. A structural protein found in small amounts in normal muscle but absent or present in abnormal amounts in individuals with muscular dystrophy.
/diːˈuːlə; ˈdjuːlə/ noun 1. (pl) -la, -las. a member of a negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in the rain forests of Côte d’Ivoire, where they farm rice, etc 2. the language of this people, belonging to the Mande branch of the Niger-Congo family
1. . 1. dozen; dozens. abbreviation 1. Algeria abbreviation 1. Algeria (international car registration) networking The country code for Algeria. (1999-01-27) Dzongkha 1. Algeria (international vehicle ID) 2. drop zone dozen
[dyoo-shahm-buh] /dyʊˈʃɑm bə/ noun 1. a former name of .