- v undergo atrophy
- a (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use
partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm
- Autopsies are not likely to reveal it, claim the authors, because most autopsies are performed on older women, whose G spots may have atrophied.
- But the form soon atrophied.
- The once vibrant institutions that gave the little guy a fair shake and a share of the action in the New Deal era have atrophied into empty shells: political parties, labor unions .
News & Articles
- Are there 2 types of Gulf War illness?
U.S. veterans with Gulf War illness complain of different types of symptoms, and researchers now think they know why: There may be two distinct forms of the illness, depending on which areas of the brain have atrophied.
June 17, 2013 - FOX 23 Maine
- New Study Pinpoints Two Distinct Forms of Gulf War Illness
New research suggests there are two distinct forms of Gulf War illness, depending on which brain regions have atrophied. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center say their findings may explain why the medical community has encountered Gulf War veterans with varying symptoms and complaints. Using brain imaging, the researchers studied the effects of physical stress [...]
June 15, 2013 - Psych Central
- Stress test and brain scans pinpoint two distinct forms of Gulf War illness
New research suggests that Gulf War illness may have two distinct forms depending on which brain regions have atrophied. In a study of Gulf War veterans, researchers say their findings help explain why clinicians have consistently encountered veterans with different symptoms and complaints.
June 15, 2013 - Science Daily
- Don Hahn in BusinessWeek
It was just stagnant. There were a lot of really good people, but it was stagnant. I don't think people knew what to do. It had atrophied,Hahn said.
- Fred Hersch in Ottawa Citizen
When I came to, I had no voice (the intubation had paralyzed my right vocal cord) and could not walk or swallow,Hersch wrote. "All of my muscles had atrophied and I was dangerously underweight. I was kept alive by a feeding tube that...
- George Carey in Telegraph.co.uk
Referring to the atheist bus campaign, Lord Carey said: "The inference is that all religions are bad for human flourishing; they are diseased and atrophied vestiges of human life. A reasonable and careful conversation is needed for us to overcome...