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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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Examination was remarkable for significant atrophy of forearm and intrinsic hand muscles including the interossei and right thenar eminence (Figure 2).
We are excited that Tikvah Therapeutics will be undertaking the clinical development of these agents so that our discoveries will be commercialized to help the many patients suffering from the debilitating and devastating consequences of spinal muscular atrophy and other neurodegenerative diseases.
For the latter, adding an [alpha]-agonist to the estrogen preparation will have a synergistic effect and this can be very useful for stress incontinence in cases of significant atrophy.
Incidence of progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy in Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1976 to 1990.
Tyler Roope, 7, of Burbank, who has spinal muscular atrophy, cuddles with service dog Rinka, trained by Canine Companions for Independence.
Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is an adult onset, progressive, idiopathic neurodegenerative disease that involves, to varying degree, the basal ganglia, olivopontocerebellar complex and autonomic system.
Vaginal atrophy typically occurs in women who have experienced menopause, but can happen at any age.
There is currently no approved therapy in the EU for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy.
Aesthetic device company Syneron Medical Ltd (NasdaqGS:ELOS) reported on Monday the receipt of the CE Mark for CO2RE Intima for the treatment of vaginal atrophy and rejuvenation.
M2 PHARMA-March 27, 2017-Syneron Candela secures CE Mark for CO2RE Intima for vaginal atrophy
Vaginal atrophy is a common condition found in up to 45% of women, especially menopausal women.
As estrogen levels decline, postmenopausal women commonly experience uncomfortable and distressing symptoms of genital atrophy, or genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM).
The autofluorescence image provides the clinician with a map of RPE health and assists in determining the extent of RPE atrophy and likelihood of disease progression in an eye with dry AMD.
Such atrophy is a critical indicator of physical and cognitive decline in MS, yet because measuring brain atrophy is expensive and complicated, it's done primarily in research settings.
During two years study, 31 cases of progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) were recorded in dogs with typical history of initial nyctalopia followed by hemeralopia.