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Atrophy

At´ro`phy
n.1.A wasting away from lack of nourishment; diminution in bulk or slow emaciation of the body or of any part.
v. t.1.To cause to waste away or become abortive; to starve or weaken.
[p. p. Atrophied ( ).]
v. i.1.To waste away; to dwindle.
Noun1.atrophy - a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
2.atrophy - any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
Synonyms: withering
Verb1.atrophy - undergo atrophy; "Muscles that are not used will atrophy"
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