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.

(Translation of “atrophy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)