abiotrophy

noun
abi·​ot·​ro·​phy | \ ˌā-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-trə-fē How to pronounce abiotrophy (audio) \
plural abiotrophies

Medical Definition of abiotrophy

: 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

Other Words from abiotrophy

abiotrophic \ ˌā-​ˌbī-​ō-​ˈtrō-​fik How to pronounce abiotrophic (audio) , -​ˈträf-​ik How to pronounce abiotrophic (audio) \ adjective

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“Abiotrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/abiotrophy. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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