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Translation of "atrophy" - English-Spanish dictionary

atrophy

verb /(British ) ˈætrəfi; (American) ˈætrəfiː/ ( past tense, past participle atrophied)
(medical) (if a part of your body) to become weaker because not enough blood is reaching it or because it is not being used enough Atrofia The muscles in your legs can atrophy because of disease or lack of exercise. to become weaker and less effective Atrofiarse Organizations may atrophy when they grow older and become overly bureaucratized.
(Definition of atrophy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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