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a·troph·ic

(ă-trof'ik),
Denoting atrophy.

atrophic

/atro·phic/ (a-tro´fik) pertaining to or characterized by atrophy.

atrophic

[ātrof′ik]
Etymology: Gk, a, without, trophe, nourishment
characterized by a wasting of tissues, usually associated with general malnutrition or a specific disease state. See also dystrophic.

a·troph·ic

(ā-trō'fik)
Denoting atrophy.

Atrophic

A wasting of cells and tissues.
Mentioned in: Venous Insufficiency

atrophic

characterized by atrophy.

atrophic dermatosis
characterized by epithelial and connective tissue atrophy; a common accompaniment of endocrine disorders and nutritional deficiencies.
ovarian atrophic cyst
anovulatory cystic follicles causing failure of estrus in most cases; a common cause of infertility in cows.
atrophic rhinitis
a disease primarily of young pigs causing deformities of the facial and turbinate bones which persist for life. Clinically there is an initial attack of acute rhinitis manifested by sneezing and snout rubbing, followed by crumpling of the face often with a distortion to one side.
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Dominant inheritance in a family with primary atrophic rhinitis.
Further we have conducted a determination of sensitivity and specificity markers, negative and positive predictive value of immunoferment analysis method of "serological biopsy" and diagnostics of atrophic gastritis by determination of gastrin-17 and pepsinogen-1 in serum (Tables 5 and 6).
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Thickness of epithelial lining Inflammatory infiltrate Normal Atrophic Hyperplastic Normal and atrophic Absent 1 0 0 0 Slight 7 36 2 6 Moderate 7 80 4 20 Intense 1 26 5 5 p value * 0.
Atrophic vaginitis has been recognized as a diagnostic and clinical entity since the inception of cervical cancer screening, which serendipitously emerged through the investigation of hormonal influences on the cervix and vaginal vault.
With hysteroscopy, the most common findings were endometrial polyps (40%) and atrophic endometrium (34%).
The characteristics of the lesions vary within a wide spectrum, ranging from fragile skin, scabs, pseudoampullar elements, and ulcers covered with false membranes to real atrophic scars.
LISBON -- Contrary to conventional wisdom, atrophic acne scars may arise from what was clinically normal skin 3 months earlier.