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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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This area represents a zone of atrophic filiform papillae.
Both tests work best in patients not being treated with an antisecretory drug, and in those who do not have a bleeding ulcer, atrophic gastritis, or a MALT lymphoma.
Haefner's experience, this has not been very helpful because lab and cytologic changes are nonspecific and may be similar to those found with atrophic vaginitis.
The most important thing to realize is that atrophic vaginitis is the most common symptom of natural menopause and extremely common in breast cancer survivors.
Overall, the T scores were significantly lower in the atrophic smear group.
The history and a review of systems also revealed that the patient had a congenitally atrophic right testicle as well as recent fatigue and weight loss.
12] deficiency seems to be so common among older people because of the wide prevalence of atrophic gastritis, a chronic inflammation of the stomach that damages the glands that secrete acid and pepsin.
The hallmark feature is crinkled, atrophic skin that resembles plastic wrap.
Once final safety results across the entire study population are available, Suneva plans to submit a premarket approval (PMA) supplement with the goal of receiving FDA approval for the treatment of atrophic facial scars such as acne scars.
A severely retracted atrophic drum was adherent to the medial wall of the tympanic cavity.
Other vulvovaginal syndromes that may be mistaken for a yeast infection without a closer look include idiopathic vulvar vestibulitis syndrome, atrophic vulvovaginitis (or atrophic vestibulitis), physiologic leukorrhea, and also various dermatoses such as lichen sclerosus.