hypotrophy

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Related to hypotrophies: cerebropathy, hypertrophies, hypotrophic

hy·pot·ro·phy

 (hī-pŏt′rə-fē)
n. pl. hy·pot·ro·phies
Progressive degeneration of an organ or tissue caused by loss of cells.

hy′po·tro′phic (hī′pə-trō′fĭk) adj.
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Concerning relative kidney and heart weight, hypotrophies ofthese organs were observed when animals were intoxicated with lithium carbonate.