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dystrophin

/ˈdɪstrəfɪn/
noun
1.
a protein, the absence of which is believed to cause muscular dystrophy
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dystrophin in Medicine

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.

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