- atrophy ► VERB (atrophies, atrophied) 1) (of body tissue or an organ) waste away. 2) gradually become less effective or vigorous.► NOUN ▪ the condition or process of atrophying.DERIVATIVES atrophic adjective.ORIGIN from Greek atrophia 'lack of food' .
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Atrophic — A*troph ic, a. Relating to atrophy. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
atrophic — 1819; see ATROPHY (Cf. atrophy) + IC (Cf. ic) … Etymology dictionary
atrophic — Denoting atrophy. * * * atro·phic ( )ā trō fik, ə , träf ik adj relating to or characterized by atrophy <an atrophic jaw> … Medical dictionary
atrophic — adjective relating to or characterized by atrophy (Freq. 3) atrophic arthritis • Pertains to noun: ↑atrophy … Useful english dictionary
atrophic — adjective see atrophy … New Collegiate Dictionary
atrophic — See atrophy. * * * … Universalium
atrophic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or arising from atrophy … Wiktionary
atrophic — adj. pertaining to atrophy … English contemporary dictionary
atrophic — atroph·ic … English syllables
Atrophic gastritis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 K29.4 ICD 9 535.1 … Wikipedia