Abiotrophy



the loss of vitality in or the degeneration of certain cells or tissues, as in the aging process.
noun
the progressive degeneration of tissues, cells, etc

abiotrophy a·bi·ot·ro·phy (ā’bī-ŏt’rə-fē)
n.

Premature loss of vitality or degeneration of cells or tissues, especially when due to genetic causes.

A hereditary degenerative disease. Also called abiosis.

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