ATROPHY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ATROPHY
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 n.  wasting away; decrease in size; reduction in the functionality of an organ caused by disease
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1  An ability may atrophy if it is not used.
2  The cultural life of the country will sink into atrophy unless more writers and artists emerge.
3  It confirms earlier research showing a link between brain atrophy and low levels of B12.