Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, atrophy of one half: as, facial hemiatrophy.

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Examples

  • It is distinguished from one-sided muscular atrophy by the electric reaction, which is not lost in the facial muscles in facial hemiatrophy, and there is no atrophy of other muscles of the body.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Burr 17.17 contributes an exhaustive paper on hemiatrophy of the tongue with report of a case as follows: ` ` L. B., female, mulatto, thirty-one years old, married, came to the Medico-Chirurgical Hospital, Philadelphia, September 23, 1895, complaining that her ` tongue was crooked. '

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Facial hemiatrophy is an incurable disease, as yet of unknown pathology.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Burr contributes an exhaustive paper on hemiatrophy of the tongue with report of a case as follows: "L. B., female, mulatto, thirty-one years old, married, came to the Medico-Chirurgical Hospital, Philadelphia,

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

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