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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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undergo atrophy

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Unusual and recently described cutaneous atrophic disorders.
The retrospective analysis of AM histological examinations over the period of 2001-2012 enabled to pick out children with gastroduodenitis from a group of children (n=42) who had undergone multiple (not less than 4) courses of treatment in the clinic, and over the last years were diagnosed with nonatrophic gastritis associated with Helicobacter pylori with +, ++ invasion degree, and in the last admissions they were found to have atrophic gastritis.
Our case was interesting in that recently developed, firm huge hydrocele simulating pyo-/hemato-/hydrocele, radiologically raised clinical suspicion of malignant hydrocele resulting from primary testicular neoplasm or paratesticular primary neoplasms in the setting of atrophic testis.
Thus, in contrast to the studies from the countries with higher incidence of gastric cancer, such as Japan, we observed very low rates of the grievous precancerous changes such as atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia.
Canine atrophic masticatory muscle myositis - A case report.
Closure of nostrils (Young's operation) in atrophic rhinitis.
According to Table 6, there is a strong inverse correlation between gastrin-17 amount in serum and histological level of antral atrophic gastritis expression (r - 0,85 u r - 0,7).
Treatment regimen used for symptomatic OLP cases: The 30 patients suffering from atrophic and erosive OLP were treated according to the severity of their lesions, either with topical or systemic corticosteroids, according to the condition until clinical remission was observed.
Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is the combination of dysphagia, angular cheilitis, atrophic glossitis, and esophageal webbing in the setting of iron deficiency anemia.
Chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, and atrophic gastritis are recognized consequences of this infection.
After isolation of the renal hilum, the upper pole ureter was dissected toward the hilum and the atrophic upper pole of the kidney was isolated.
18) The majority of the lesions evaluated in our study had atrophic epithelial lining, which was associated with moderate inflammatory infiltrate in the cystic capsule (p < 0.
Atrophic vulvar tissue is much more sensitive to contact irritants than normal tissue is, and soaps often contribute to dysuria, vulvar irritation, and other problems.