abiotrophy

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abiotrophy

(ˌeɪbaɪəʊˈtrəʊfɪ)
n
(Medicine) the progressive degeneration of tissues, cells, etc
[C20: from Greek a-1 + bio- + trophy]
ˌabioˈtrophic adj
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Noun1.abiotrophy - a loss of vitality and a degeneration of cells and tissues not due to any apparent injury
retrogression, degeneration - passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form
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ab·i·ot·ro·phy

n. abiotrofia, pérdida prematura de la vitalidad.
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