Synonyms of atrophy
- 1. atrophy, wasting, wasting away, symptom
- usage: a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
- 2. atrophy, withering, weakening
- usage: any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
- 1. atrophy, shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither
- usage: undergo atrophy; "Muscles that are not used will atrophy"
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Definition and meaning of atrophy (Dictionary)