hemi·​at·​ro·​phy -ˈa-trə-fē How to pronounce hemiatrophy (audio)
plural hemiatrophies
: atrophy that affects one half of an organ or part or one side of the whole body
facial hemiatrophy
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“Hemiatrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemiatrophy. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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