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atrophy

A reduction in size of tissue or an organ either due to a reduction in the number of cells or to a reduction in the size of cells. Atrophy is caused by a number of reasons including inactivity, a disruption in blood supply, loss of innervation (loss of neural impulses leads to muscular inactivity) or to repeated or continuous pressure (e.g. a badly fitting saddle).

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