On this page:
Definition of the noun abiotrophy
What does abiotrophy mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a loss of vitality and a degeneration of cells and tissues not due to any apparent injury
Alternative definition of the noun abiotrophy
- [medicine] degeneration of cells or tissues, especially with genetic causes.
- [medicine] the associated hereditary disease of abiosis
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for abiotrophy
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
Advances 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 ...
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 ...
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.
Syllabus 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.
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 ...
by Ross D. Clark, DVM
Cerebellar abiotrophy is a degenerative neurologic disease ...
Modern medicine (1910)
— Like in the other affections considered in this chapter, abiotrophy is the chief cause of this disease. Here, however, the muscular ...
Equine 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 ...
Equine Neurology (2015)
by Martin Furr, Stephen Reed
Cerebellar abiotrophy Abiotrophy means the loss of a vital nutritive factor ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Concise 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.
Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
See Abiotrophy. Abiotrophy 8 Abiotrophy.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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; ...
by Dr Robert M. Youngson
abiotrophy a general and inexact term referring to the ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for abiotrophy
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Video about abiotrophy
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 ...
Scrabble value of A1B3I1O1T1R1O1P3H4Y4
The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Share this page
Go to the pronunciation of abiotrophy to learn how to say it correctly!