Search Result for "atrophied":
1. (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use;
- Example: "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"
[syn: atrophied, wasted, diminished]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Atrophied \At"ro*phied\, p. a. Affected with atrophy, as a tissue or organ; arrested in development at a very early stage; rudimentary. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Atrophy \At"ro*phy\, v. t. [p. p. Atrophied.] To cause to waste away or become abortive; to starve or weaken. [1913 Webster]