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

Definition of hypotrophy in English:

noun (plural hypotrophies)

A degeneration of an organ or tissue caused by a loss of cells.
Example sentences
  • Can someone describe what exactly sarcoplasmic and myofibrillar hypotrophies are and how they differ?
  • Does testicular hypotrophy correlate with grade of adolescent varicocele?
  • Sarcoplasmic hypotrophy on the other hand is expressed in a form of worthless increase in the muscle fluid volume.

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