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atrophy


<pathology> A wasting away, a diminution in the size of a cell, tissue, organ or part.

Origin: L., Gr. Atrophia

(16 Dec 1997)


Terms mentioned in text: pathology, wasting, size, cell, tissue, organ, part
Previous terms: atrophoderma reticulatum symmetricum faciei, atrophoderma striatum, atrophodermatosis, atropia, atropine, atropine dehydrase, atropine derivatives
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