Sentence Examples with the word atrophic

The ovaries show atrophic changes after the menopause.

The loss of an eye will be followed by atrophy of the optic nerve; the tissues in a stump of an amputated limb show atrophic changes; a paralysed limb from long disuse shows much wasting; and one finds at great depths of the sea fishes and marine animals, which have almost completely lost the organs of sight, having been cut off for long ages from the stimuli (light) essential for these organs, and so brought into an atrophic condition from disuse.

V.) is seen in old age, and usually in an accompaniment of certain atrophic processes and functional disorders.