Definition of dystrophia myotonica in English:

dystrophia myotonica


mass nounMedicine
  • A form of muscular dystrophy in which myotonia also occurs.

    ‘He trained in London at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases and the Maudsley Hospital and developed a lifelong interest in a rare neuromuscular disorder, dystrophia myotonica.’


dystrophia myotonica

/dɪsˌtrəʊfɪə mʌɪəˈtɒnɪkə/