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  Words related to atrophy

Related / Similar Words: withering, wasting, wasting away

 

Definition:
  • any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use);
  • a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse;
  • undergo atrophy; "Muscles that are not used will atrophy";

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    Hyponyms: amyotrophia, amyotrophy, tabes, kraurosis

     

    Derivational Morphology: fade, wither, wasting, wasting away, withering

     

     
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