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Synonyms for atrophy

Synonyms for atrophy

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

Synonyms for atrophy

a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse

any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)

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Linear scleroderma "en coup de sabre" associated with facial atrophy in a patient seropositive for Borrelia burgdorferi: a true case of molecular mimicry?
Initially thought to be Cushing's disease, it is unclear whether it is related to HIV infection, since many patients showed facial atrophy before highly activated antiretroviral drugs became available, Dr.
Forms of congenital facial disfigurements include: facial atrophy (e.
SAN DIEGO & NAGASAKI, Japan -- Nagasaki University will sponsor and perform a clinical study on the use of cell-enhanced reconstruction in HIV therapy-induced facial atrophy, a condition where adipose (fat) tissue becomes unevenly lost, leaving patients with a gaunt appearance.
Progressive hemi facial atrophy - Parry Romberg syndrome presenting as severe facial pain in a young man: a case report.