Definition of dystrophia myotonica in English:

dystrophia myotonica

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] 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.’

Pronunciation

dystrophia myotonica

/dɪsˌtrəʊfɪə mʌɪəˈtɒnɪkə/