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abiotrophy

 [a″bi-ot´rah-fe]
progressive loss of vitality of certain tissues or organs leading to disorders or loss of function; applied especially to degenerative hereditary diseases of late onset, such as Huntington's chorea. adj., adj abiotroph´ic.

hypotrophy

/hy·pot·ro·phy/ (hi-pah´trah-fe) abiotrophy.

hypotrophy

(hī-pŏt′rə-fē)
n. pl. hypotro·phies
Progressive degeneration of an organ or tissue caused by loss of cells.

hy′po·tro′phic (hī′pə-trō′fĭk) adj.

hypotrophy

a condition in which growth occurs more extensively on the underside of a branch or other organ.

hypotrophy

abiotrophy.
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In the respiratory system, it is necessary to target spirometry parameters and the pain during inhalation and exhalation or the reduced mobilization capacity due to muscular hypotonia or hypotrophy.
The evidence linking testicular hypotrophy (testicular asymmetry) to future infertility is controversial (Robinson, Hampton, & Koo, 2010).
We hypothesize that the LSBP is associated with cardiac hypotrophy and hypofunction of the heart on the background of low body weight of a young woman.
4,14) The presence of disability Types 1 or 2 in hands, with digital clawing and thenar/hyphothenar hypotrophy or atrophy are suggestive symptoms of PNL (Table 1).
In figuring out factors of the risk for development of postoperative complications there was revealed adverse form of the cleft existed in these infants--broad, horseshoe shaped, hiding with expressed hypotrophy of the palate muscles.
This pregnancy was often accompanied by: pregnancy-induced hypertension, urinary tract infections, anaemia, premature rupture of membranes, cervical-isthmic insufficiency and hypotrophy of the fetus and oligohydramnios [22, 23].
A daily calibration is probably warranted to accommodate other influences that may affect the EMG, such as electrode impedance (due to skin dryness, humidity), muscle hyper- or hypotrophy, and learning effects as the person with amputation becomes a more experienced user.
The primary end point of left ventricular hypotrophy occurred in 17% of the usual-control group and 11% of the tight-control group--a significant difference.
Characteristics of the patients Patient Testes volume FSH 1 Left testes normal 32 2 Bilateral hypotrophy 5.
Symptoms include burning pain irradiating to the upper limbs and hypotrophy and weakness of the intrinsic hand and scapular muscles due to involvement of the anterior horn at this level of the spine.