atrophoderma at·ro·pho·der·ma (āt’rə-fō-dûr’mə)
Atrophy of the skin occurring in localized or widespread areas.
atrophodermatosis atrophodermatosis at·ro·pho·der·ma·to·sis (āt’rə-fō-dûr’mə-tō’sĭs) n. A cutaneous disorder characterized by skin atrophy.
Also, atrophia [uh-troh-fee-uh] /əˈtroʊ fi ə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. a wasting away of the body or of an organ or part, as from defective nutrition or nerve damage. degeneration, decline, or decrease, as from disuse: He argued that there was a progressive atrophy of freedom and independence of thought. to affect with or undergo atrophy. […]
a poisonous crystalline alkaloid, C 17 H 23 NO 3 , obtained from belladonna and other plants of the nightshade family, that prevents the response of various body structures to certain types of nerve stimulation: used chiefly to relieve spasms, to lessen secretions, and, topically, to dilate the pupil of the eye. Contemporary Examples Victims […]
poisoning resulting from or belladonna.