unatrophied

atrophied

[a-truh-feed]
adjective
exhibiting or affected with atrophy; wasted; withered; shriveled: an atrophied arm; an atrophied talent.

Origin:
1590–1600; atrophy + -ed2

nonatrophied, adjective
unatrophied, adjective
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Word Origin & History

atrophy
"wasting away through lack of nourishment," 1590s (implied in atrophied), from Fr. atrophie, from L.L. atrophia, from Gk. atrophia "a wasting away," noun of state from atrophos "ill-fed, un-nourished," from a- "not" + trophe "nourishment," from trephein "to fatten." Atrophic is recorded from 1865.
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Medical Dictionary

atrophied at·ro·phied (āt'rə-fēd)
adj.
Characterized by atrophy.

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Science Dictionary
atrophy   (āt'rə-fē)  Pronunciation Key 
A wasting or decrease in the size of an organ or tissue, as from death and reabsorption of cells, diminished proliferation of cells, pressure, lack of oxygen, malnutrition, decreased function, or hormonal changes.
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atrophy [(at-ruh-fee)]

The wasting away or decrease in size of an organ or tissue in the body. When a body part is affected by paralysis, the muscles may atrophy through lack of use.

Note: The term is also used in a more general way to refer to a wasting process: “Since he stopped playing, his piano skills have atrophied.”
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