atrophic


atrophic
Denoting atrophy.

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atro·phic (')ā-'trō-fik, ə-, -'träf-ik adj relating to or characterized by atrophy <an \atrophic jaw>

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Atrophic — A*troph ic, a. Relating to atrophy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atrophic — 1819; see ATROPHY (Cf. atrophy) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • atrophic — atrophy ► VERB (atrophies, atrophied) 1) (of body tissue or an organ) waste away. 2) gradually become less effective or vigorous. ► NOUN ▪ the condition or process of atrophying. DERIVATIVES atrophic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • atrophic — adjective relating to or characterized by atrophy (Freq. 3) atrophic arthritis • Pertains to noun: ↑atrophy …   Useful english dictionary

  • atrophic — adjective see atrophy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • atrophic — See atrophy. * * * …   Universalium

  • atrophic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or arising from atrophy …   Wiktionary

  • atrophic — adj. pertaining to atrophy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atrophic — atroph·ic …   English syllables

  • Atrophic gastritis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 K29.4 ICD 9 535.1 …   Wikipedia


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