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atrophy

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  • [American] a-t-ro-phy
    [British] at-rophy
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  • IPA(key): /ˈæ.trə.fi/
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4 Meanings, 6 Sentences, 2 Opposites and 13 Another words found for atrophy.

1.{Noun}  any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
2.{Noun}  a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
3.{Verb}  undergo atrophy
4.{Verb}  Waste away, especially as a result of the degeneration of cells, or become vestigial during evolution.
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 1.They Will Hold Their Arms Over Their Heads Until The Muscles atrophy, Will Keep Their Fists Clenched Till The Nails Grow Through The Palms, Will Lie On Beds Of Nails, Cut And Stab Themselves, Drag, Week After Week, Enormous Chains Loaded With Masses Of Iron, Or Hang Themselves Before A Fire Near Eno
 2.The atrophy Of The Ottoman Sea-power Had Left The Archipelago At The Mercy Of The Greek War-brigs; Piracy Flourished; And It Became Essential In The Interests Of The Commerce Of All Nations To Make Some Power Responsible For The Policing Of The Narrow Seas.
 3.The atrophy And Total Disappearance Of Ancestrally Well-marked Somites Fre Fig.
 4.The Spinning Appendages Migrate To The Posterior End Of The Opisthosoma And Take Up A Position Close To The Anus; The Inner Branches Of The Anterior Pair Either atrophy Or Are Represented Homogenetically By A Plate, The Cribellum, Or By An Undivided Membranous Lobe, The Colulus.
 5.Thus The Occurrence Of Blind Animals In Caves And In The Deep Sea Was A Fact Which Darwin Himself Regarded As Best Explained By The atrophy Of The Organ Of Vision In Successive Generations Through The Absence Of Light And 1 Weismann, Vererbung, &c. (1886).
 6.Muscles That Are Not Used Will atrophy
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 1.hypertrophy
 2.strengthen
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 1.{Noun}  wasting away
 2.{Verb}  atrophies
 3.{Noun}  withering
 4.{Noun}  symptom
 5.{Noun}  weakening
 6.{Verb}  shrivel
 7.{Verb}  shrivel up
 8.{Verb}  shrink
 9.{Verb}  wither
 10.{Verb}  atrophying
 11.{Verb}  atrophied
 12.{Noun}  wasting
 13.{Noun}  wasting away
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