atrophied


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Related to atrophied: disuse atrophy

at·ro·phied

(at'rō-fēd), Avoid the mispronunciation at'rō-fīd.
Characterized by atrophy.

atrophied

[at′rōfīd]
Etymology: Gk, a + trophe, without nourishment
decreased in size because of disuse or disease, as an organ, tissue, or body part.

at·ro·phied

(at'rŏ-fēd)
Characterized by atrophy.
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Muscles used primarily for locomotion atrophied less.
Magnification of an atrophied area (B) contrasts with an enlarged view of an unaffected area (C).