Hypotrophy in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Hypotrophy

gradual degeneration of an organ or tissue caused by a loss of cells

Examples of Hypotrophy in a sentence

Although hypotrophy involves the degeneration of tissue, it is a key part of building body muscle.  🔊

Hypotrophy can sometime occur in normal development, with the tonsils and other tissues shrinking significantly during childhood.  🔊

Hypotrophy caused a break down in the woman’s cells and caused her liver to suffer.  🔊

As the hypotrophy continued, the sick patient’s tissues began to waste away.  🔊

The doctor explained that hypotrophy happens gradually, with cell loss leading to degenerating body parts.  🔊

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