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hypotrophy

Syllabification: hy·pot·ro·phy
Pronunciation: /hīˈpätrəfē/

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Definition of hypotrophy in English:

noun (plural hypotrophies)

A degeneration of an organ or tissue caused by a loss of cells.

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