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Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

limb-girdle muscular dystrophy n.
A progressive inherited disorder that usually begins in preadolescents and is characterized by symptoms similar to those present in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy with the pelvic girdle often being the most severely affected part.


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