hypotrophy

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Related to hypotrophies: cerebropathy, hypertrophies, hypotrophic

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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