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Noun
Plural for the process of physically withering or wasting away
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“Significant muscle atrophy has been observed in humans after only five days in space.”
Noun
Plural for the act of making very lean
Verb
To decline or deteriorate in state, especially physically
“In addition, your muscles might atrophy and you could have trouble walking.”
Verb
To gradually decline in effectiveness or vigor, especially due to underuse or neglect
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“Not surprisingly, the social skills of children atrophy when they watch television instead of playing.”
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