Definition of Atrophy. Meaning of Atrophy. Synonyms of Atrophy

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Definition of Atrophy

Atrophy
Atrophy At"ro*phy, v. t. [p. p. Atrophied.] To cause to waste away or become abortive; to starve or weaken.
Atrophy
Atrophy At"ro*phy, v. i. To waste away; to dwindle.

Meaning of Atrophy from wikipedia

- Atrophy is the partial or complete wasting away of a part of the body. Causes of atrophy include mutations (which can destroy the gene to build up the...
- Cerebral atrophy is a common feature of many of the diseases that affect the brain. Atrophy of any tissue means a decrement in the size of the cell, which...
- Muscle atrophy is defined as a decrease in the m**** of the muscle; it can be a partial or complete wasting away of muscle, and is most commonly experienced...
- Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare neuromuscular disorder characterised by loss of lower motor neurons and progressive muscle wasting, often leading...
- Multiple system atrophy (MSA), also known as Shy–Drager syndrome, is a rare neurodegenerative disorder characterized by tremors, slow movement, muscle...
- Testicular atrophy is a medical condition in which the male reproductive organs (the testes, which in humans are located in the ****) diminish in size...
- part of CMT, as can difficulty chewing, swallowing, and speaking (due to atrophy of vocal cords). A tremor can develop as muscles waste. Pregnancy has been...
- Progressive muscular atrophy (PMA), also known as Duchenne–Aran muscular atrophy and by various other names, is a rare subtype of motor neuron disease...
- brown atrophy include brown atrophy of neuronia and brown atrophy of the liver. Atrophy (relating to all tissues, see Muscle atrophy for atrophy in muscle...
- Steroid induced skin atrophy is thinning of the skin as a result of prolonged exposure to steroids. In people with psoriasis using topical steroids it...
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