hypotrophy


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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

(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.
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Hypotrophy.--Insufficient fiber growth as a cause of small myofiber size.
The extracts, especially LDEE at the highest dose (10%), had a positive impact in reducing hepatocyte hypotrophy, inflammatory infiltrate, microvesicular steatosis, and lipid peroxidation in liver tissue (i.e., MDA).
Muscle hypotrophy, a parameter which is harder to correct, continued in a number of 3 patients, although 19%, much lower compared to the initially observed percentage of 31%.
Wolcott-Rallison syndrome: a case with endocrine and exocrine pancreatic deficiency and pancreatic hypotrophy. Eur J Pediatr 2000 Aug; 159(8): 631-633.
The size of both the affected testis and the contralateral testis should be evaluated to determine the presence or absence of ipsilateral testicular hypotrophy. An objective determination of testicular size can be determined by a number of methods, including calipers, orchidometer beads, and ultrasound (Paduch & Skoog, 2004).
We assume that structural and functional changes of the heart in young women with LSBP are associated with the signs of cardiac hypotrophy. It is possible that cardiac hypotrophy is a primary nosology, while LSBP develops as a complication of cardiac hypotrophy.
However anabolic responses following stamina exercises are not out of expectation, and we know that IGF-1 is the most important hormone causing hypotrophy after stamina exercises.
Both studies outlined serious adverse outcomes (anemia, preterm delivery, hypotrophy, and stillbirth) associated with malaria by parasite species during pregnancy.
In patients with PFPS, a selective hypotrophy of the vastus medialis obliquus (VMO) may be a common clinical finding.
With regard to plant ingredients and ANFs, further research is required to determine whether these ingredients, in combination with fluctuating water temperature, are the causative factors behind crop hypertrophy/stomach hypotrophy in abalone.
Clinical symptoms and signs: thickening of peripheral nerve trunks, hypoesthesia or anesthesia of hands and feet, hypotrophy or atrophy of hand muscles and difficulty of hand use, especially in household contacts of leprosy patients.
The owner was informed to restrict the dog's activity and to perform passive physiotherapy by softly extending and flexing the joint to prevent tendon adhesion and muscular hypotrophy. A full recovery with complete weight bearing with no signs of lameness or swelling at the surgical site was observed at four months post-operatively (Fig.7).