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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References in periodicals archive ?
Keywords: Juvenile muscular atrophy, Monomelic amyotrophy, Ulnar entrapment.
Sahni, "Nosology of juvenile muscular atrophy of distal upper extremity: from monomelic amyotrophy to hirayama disease--Indian perspective," BioMed Research International, vol.
Long term follow-up of 44 patients with brachial monomelic amyotrophy. Acta Neurol Scand 2003;107:215-20.
Monomelic amyotrophy has been traditionally subclassified under the idiopathic group of MND seen in India.