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amyotrophy

/ (ˌæmɪˈɒtrəfɪ) /

noun

pathol wasting of muscles, caused by disease of the nerves supplying them

Nearby words

amyotaxy, amyotonia, amyotonia congenita, amyotrophia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, amyotrophy, amyous, amytal, amythaon, amyxia, amyxorrhea
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Medicine definitions for amyotrophy

amyotrophy

[ ā′mī-ŏtrə-fē, ăm′ī- ]

n.

Muscular wasting or atrophy.amyotrophia
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