atrophic

adjective
atro·​phic | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈtrō-fik How to pronounce atrophic (audio) , ə- How to pronounce atrophic (audio) , -ˈträf-ik\

Medical Definition of atrophic

: relating to or characterized by atrophy an atrophic jaw

Comments on atrophic

What made you want to look up atrophic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by turns or indirection

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!