myatrophy


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myatrophy

 [mi-at´ro-fe]
atrophy of a muscle.
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mus·cu·lar at·ro·phy

wasting of muscular tissue. Compare: myopathic atrophy.
Synonym(s): myatrophy, myoatrophy
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