amyotrophy

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amyotrophy

(ˌæmɪˈɒtrəfɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol wasting of muscles, caused by disease of the nerves supplying them
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Noun1.amyotrophy - progressive wasting of muscle tissues
atrophy, wasting away, wasting - a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
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Keywords: Juvenile muscular atrophy, Monomelic amyotrophy, Ulnar entrapment.
Central motor conduction in brachial monomelic amyotrophy.
Monomelic amyotrophy associated with the 7472insC mutation in the mtDNA tRNA gene.