How to use Atrophic in a sentence

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  • The loss of an eye will be followed by atrophy of the optic nerve; the tissues in a stump of an amputated limb show atrophic changes; a paralysed limb from long disuse shows much wasting; and one finds at great depths of the sea fishes and marine animals, which have almost completely lost the organs of sight, having been cut off for long ages from the stimuli (light) essential for these organs, and so brought into an atrophic condition from disuse.

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  • Iron deficiency anemia is more common in patients with diarrhea or atrophic gastritis.

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  • Most patients undergoing endometrial biopsy showed atrophic endometrium (90-100% ).

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  • Atrophic fibers were noted to be of both major fiber types, with no significant increase between biopsy samples except in one subject.

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  • Authored by Sue Skirrow, a Veterinary Officer, this document discusses atrophic rhinitis, an infectious disease of the nasal bones of pigs.

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  • With no goiter the condition may be called atrophic thyroiditis or primary myxoedema.

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  • Typically, atrophic scars are not as deep as ice pick scars.

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  • The ovaries show atrophic changes after the menopause.

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