Definitions For Atrophy


  • Any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
  • A decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
  • Gradual loss of muscle or flesh usually because of disease or lack of use


  • Undergo atrophy

Is Atrophy a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Atrophy is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Atrophy in a Sentence

  • The doctor is concerned about possible atrophy of the shoulder muscles.

Synonyms for Atrophy

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