encephalatrophy

encephalatrophy

 [en″sef-ah-lat´ro-fe]
atrophy of the brain.

encephalatrophy

/en·ceph·a·lat·ro·phy/ (en-sef″ah-lat´ro-fe) atrophy of the brain.

en·ceph·a·lat·ro·phy

(en-sef'ă-lat'rŏ-fē)
Atrophy of the brain.
[encephalo- + G. a- priv. + trophē, nourishment]

encephalatrophy

(ĕn-sĕf″ă-lăt′rō-fē) [″ + a-, not, + trophe, nourishment]
Cerebral atrophy.
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