Definition of hypotrophy in US English:


nounPlural hypotrophies

  • A degeneration of an organ or tissue caused by a loss of cells.

    • ‘Sarcoplasmic hypotrophy on the other hand is expressed in a form of worthless increase in the muscle fluid volume.’
    • ‘Can someone describe what exactly sarcoplasmic and myofibrillar hypotrophies are and how they differ?’
    • ‘Does testicular hypotrophy correlate with grade of adolescent varicocele?’