abiotrophy

noun

abi·​ot·​ro·​phy ˌā-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-trə-fē How to pronounce abiotrophy (audio)
plural abiotrophies
: degeneration or loss of function or vitality in an organism or in cells or tissues not due to any apparent injury
senile dementia and related abiotrophies David Bowen

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“Abiotrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/abiotrophy. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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