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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 at·ro·phy /ˈætrəfi/
 萎縮,萎縮症

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 at·ro·phy /ˈætrəfɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 At·ro·phy n.  A wasting away from lack of nourishment; diminution in bulk or slow emaciation of the body or of any part.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 At·ro·phy, v. t. [p. p. Atrophied ] To cause to waste away or become abortive; to starve or weaken.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 At·ro·phy, v. i. To waste away; to dwindle.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 atrophy
      n 1: a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
           [syn: wasting, wasting away]
      2: any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of
         use) [syn: withering]
      v : undergo atrophy; "Muscles that are not used will atrophy"
      [also: atrophied]