Medical Dictionary


noun at·ro·phy \ˈa-trə-fē\
plural at·ro·phies

Definition of ATROPHY

:  decrease in size or wasting away of a body part or tissue; also :  arrested development or loss of a part or organ incidental to the normal development or life of an animal or plant
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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