Definition of Atrophying

1. Verb. (present participle of atrophy) ¹



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Definition of Atrophying

1. atrophy [v] - See also: atrophy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atrophying

atrophied
atrophies
atrophin
atrophoderma
atrophoderma biotripticum
atrophoderma diffusum
atrophoderma maculatum
atrophoderma neuriticum
atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini
atrophoderma reticulatum symmetricum faciei
atrophoderma striatum
atrophoderma vermiculatum
atrophodermatosis
atrophy
atrophying (current term)
atropia
atropias
atropin
atropine
atropine dehydrase
atropine derivatives
atropine methonitrate
atropine methylbromide
atropine sulfate
atropine test
atropines
atropinic
atropinism
atropinization

Literary usage of Atrophying

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1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1888)
"highly developed, and the other atrophying, according to sex. This fact, of course, points back conclusively to primitive ancestors of fishes, reptiles, ..."

2. The Rosicrucian Cosmo-conception; Or, Mystic Christianity: An Elementary by Max Heindel (1911)
"It calls the pineal gland "the atrophied third eye," yet neither it nor the pituitary body are atrophying. This is very perplexing to scientists, ..."

3. The Clinical Journal (1903)
"The first of these other two varieties is that which produces, instead of suppuration, a peculiar atrophying inflammation of the hair- follicles ; in other ..."

4. Observations on the placenta of the rabbit by Walter Chipman (1902)
"Also masses of exudations seen between these atrophying cells and staining intense green with safranin, are probably a degenerative product of glycogen. ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"Fibrillary contractions in the atrophying muscles. Vasomotor disturbances in the portions of the limbs atrophied. No pronounced contractions of tendons in ..."

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