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DYSTECTIC MIXTURE

A mixture with a maximum melting point. Cf eutectic,

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DYSTOCIA, DYSTOKIA

Painful or difficult childbirth,

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DYSTROPHIA ADIPOSOGENITALIS

Frohlich's syndrome. A condition characterized by obesity, hairlessness of the body and underdeveloped genital organs, due to dis

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DYSTROPHIC

Said of a lake in which the water is rich in organic matter, such as humic acid; this consists mainly of undecomposed plant fragments, and nutrient salts are sparse.

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DYSTROPHIN

A protein found in skeletal muscle, but which is missing in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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DYSTROPHY

A condition of impaired or imperfect nutrition, as in

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