TITLE

sarcolemmopathy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1943
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "sarcolemmopathy" is presented. It refers to any form of muscular dystrophy caused by protein defects within muscle cell membranes.
ACCESSION #
21244799

 

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