atrophic arthritis n.
Arthritis, usually rheumatoid arthritis, occurring without formation of new bone.
- Atrophic excavation
atrophic excavation atrophic excavation n. An exaggeration of the normal or physiological cupping of the optic disk caused by atrophy of the optic nerve.
- Atrophic gastritis
atrophic gastritis atrophic gastritis n. Chronic gastritis with atrophy of the mucous membrane and destruction of the peptic glands.
- Atrophic rhinitis
noun another name for bull nose atrophic rhinitis n. Chronic rhinitis with thinning of the mucous membrane, often associated with crust formation and foul-smelling discharge.
- Atrophic vaginitis
atrophic vaginitis atrophic vaginitis n. Thinning and atrophy of the vaginal epithelium usually resulting from diminished endocrine stimulation and seen most commonly in postmenopausal women.