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abiotrophy

noun abi·ot·ro·phy \ ˌā-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-trə-fē \

medical Definition of abiotrophy

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

abiotrophic

play \ˌā-ˌbī-ō-ˈtrō-fik, -ˈträf-ik\ adjective

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