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atrophied

[ a-truh-feed ]
/ ˈæ trə fid /
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adjective

exhibiting or affected with atrophy; wasted; withered; shriveled: an atrophied arm; an atrophied talent.

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Origin of atrophied

First recorded in 1590–1600; atrophy + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM atrophied

non·at·ro·phied, adjectiveun·at·ro·phied, adjective
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Medical definitions for atrophied

atrophied
[ ătrə-fēd ]

adj.

Characterized by atrophy.
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