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Definition of the noun abiotrophy

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noun - plural: -

  1. a loss of vitality and a degeneration of cells and tissues not due to any apparent injury

Alternative definition of the noun abiotrophy


  1. [medicine] degeneration of cells or tissues, especially with genetic causes.
  2. [medicine] the associated hereditary disease of abiosis

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Google previewAdvances in Veterinary Neurology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, (2014)

by Natasha J. Olby

Cerebellar abiotrophy is the term that has been used most frequently historically. 1 The term “abiotrophy” means lack of nutritive substance but it is now known that many of these diseases can result from abnormalities that are not metabolic in ...

Google previewClinical Veterinary Advisor - E-Book (2014)

Dogs and Cats by Etienne Cote

Diagnostic Overview Cerebellar abiotrophy is a clinical diagnosis of exclusion; a definitive diagnosis is reached only through histopathologic assessment of cerebellar tissue. Differential Diagnosis • Cerebellar abiotrophy should not be ...

Google previewOutline of Combined Courses in Pathology (1915)

Including Bacteriology and Protozoology, Infection and Immunity, Experimental Pathology, Histopathology and Morbid Anatomy by Frederick Parker Gay

Abiotrophy is a condition of subvitality of a part, which develops normally for a time but then undergoes regressive changes. The condition is hereditary and the central nervous system, as in Huntington 's chorea, may be used as an example.

Google previewSyllabus Series (1915)

Abiotrophy is a condition of subvitality of a part, which develops normally for a time but then undergoes regressive changes. The condition is hereditary and the central nervous system, as in Huntington's chorea, may be used as an example.

Google previewHandbook of Veterinary Neurology (2010)

by Michael D. Lorenz, Joan Coates, Marc Kent

Abiotrophy is a process by which cells develop normally but later degenerate due to an intrinsic cellular defect.7 The degeneration of the neuronal cell body can primarily involve the neurons of the cerebellum, cerebrum, nerve, or multiple ...

Google previewMedical, Genetic & Behavioral Risk Factors of Gordon Setters (2014)

by Ross D. Clark, DVM

Cerebellar abiotrophy is a degenerative neurologic disease ...

Google previewModern medicine (1910)

— Like in the other affections considered in this chapter, abiotrophy is the chief cause of this disease. Here, however, the muscular ...

Google previewEquine Internal Medicine (2009)

by Stephen M. Reed, Warwick M. Bayly, Debra C. Sellon

Abiotrophy. and. Degeneration. Cerebellar abiotrophy is the most commonly reported cerebellar disease in ...

Google previewEquine Neurology (2015)

by Martin Furr, Stephen Reed

Cerebellar abiotrophy Abiotrophy means the loss of a vital nutritive factor ...

Google previewEquine Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction (2013)

by Tim Mair, Sandy Love, James Schumacher, Roger K. W. Smith, Grant Frazer

Cerebellar abiotrophy. • Cerebellar abiotrophy is the most common cerebellar disease in foals. It is a congenital disease of Arabian foals, with no gender predilection. Most foals develop clinical signs after 1 month of age, rarely immediately ...

Google previewA Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences (1913)

Embracing the Entire Range of Scientific and Practical Medicine and Allied Science by Albert Henry Buck

A conspicuous example of abiotrophy is the premature baldness occurring in the males of certain families.

Google previewVeterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology - E-Book (2014)

by Alexander de Lahunta, Eric N. Glass, Marc Kent

By definition, an abiotrophy is the lack of a biologic substance in the cell that is necessary for the maintenance of the cell. This is an intrinsic cellular abnormality that is an inherited developmental defect. It results in the premature degeneration ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

see abiotrophy. abiotrophy [a′′bi-ot′r -fe]inherited developmental defect resulting in a lack of a biologic ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

abiotrophy. n. degeneration or loss of function without apparent cause; for example, retinal abiotrophy is progressive degeneration of the retina leading to impaired vision, occurring in genetic disorders such as *retinitis pigmentosa.

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

See Abiotrophy. Abiotrophy 8 Abiotrophy.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Abiotrophy. A premature loss of vitality involving the cerebellum (see BRAIN). It is seen in cattle, pigs and dogs and may have an inherited origin. Animals are born normal but at a young age signs of cerebellar dysfunction occur, and they may ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2004)

by Robert Jean Campbell

abiotrophy Premature loss of vitality of cells or tissues. The concept of abiotrophy was used by Gowers as a possible explanation of dementia: precocious aging of the central nervous system was due to limited viability of the nerve ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

A New and Complete Dictionary ... by William Alexander Newman Dorland

ABDOMINAL ABIOTROPHY (the upper at the level of the cartilages of the ninth ribs, the lower at the top of the crest of the ilium), and two extend vertically on each side of the body from the cartilage of the eighth rib to the center of Poupart's ...

Google previewNuttall's Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1914)

Based on the Labours of the Most Eminent Lexicographers ... by P. Austin Nuttall

J Abiotrophy, al-o-got'-ro-fe, ». an unequal nutrition of different parts or the body [ Med.] (Ur. alogoe, undue, and trophe, nutrition.) Alomaney, al'-o-man-se, s. divination by aalt (Gr. hats, aalt, maniría, divination). Alona, а-lone/. о. single; solitary; ...

Google previewHuman Biology (Collins Internet-Linked Dictionary of) (2017)

by Dr Robert M. Youngson

abiotrophy a general and inexact term referring to the ...

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Abiotrophy Meaning

Video shows what abiotrophy means. Premature degeneration of cells or tissues, especially with genetic causes; loss of function of organ or cell, not due to ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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