What does atrophied mean?

atrophied meaning in General Dictionary

impacted with atrophy as a tissue or organ arrested in development at a rather very early stage standard

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  • (of an organ or body part) reduced in proportions or power as a result of illness or injury or not enough usage
  • Affected with atrophy, as a tissue or organ; arrested in development at a tremendously early stage; standard.
  • of Atrophy

atrophied meaning in General Dictionary

(p. a.) Affected with atrophy, as a tissue or organ; arrested in development at a very early stage; standard.

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  • (p. p.) of Atrophy

Sentence Examples with the word atrophied

The secreting cells never show this change, although they may become atrophied or destroyed by the pressure and the disturbance of nutrition brought about by the swollen condition of the capillary walls.

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