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Atrophied - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Atrophied' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Atrophied [ p. a.]
- Affected with atrophy, as a tissue or organ; arrested in development at a very early stage; rudimentary.
2 . Atrophied [ p. p.]
- of Atrophy

Meaning of 'Atrophied' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . atrophied [ a]
Meaning (1):
- (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use
Example in sentence:
  • partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm