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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Exhibiting or affected with atrophy; wasted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Affected with atrophy, as a tissue or organ; arrested in development at a very early stage; rudimentary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective characterized by atrophy

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use

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