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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

The wasting away of tissue with loss of mass and/or function. Compare aplasia, in which the tissue does not develop.

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atrophy

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

The wasting away of tissue with loss of mass and/or function. Compare aplasia, in which the tissue does not develop.

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Atrophy

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Speed metal outfit originating from Tucson, Arizona, USA. The band was formed in 1987 by vocalist Brian Zimmerman and guitarist Chris Lykins. Recruiting Rick Skowron (guitar), James Gulotta...

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Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 13 words.

The degeneration or withering of an organ or part of the body.

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Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 13 words.

The degeneration or withering of an organ or part of the body.

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John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 21 words.

The wasting away of tissue with loss of mass and/or function. Compare aplasia, in which the tissue does not

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 12 words.

Of a structure, limb, organ, tissue, etc., to diminish in size.

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 12 words.

Of a structure, limb, organ, tissue, etc., to diminish in size.

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David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 30 words.

Tissue wasting, or decrease in size of a tissue or organ, as a result of disease, injury, or lack of

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David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 30 words.

Tissue wasting, or decrease in size of a tissue or organ, as a result of disease, injury, or lack of

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 12 words.

Of a structure, limb, organ, tissue, etc., to diminish in size.

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