Definition of atrophying:
Synonyms for atrophying:
The worst of it is to feel the muscles atrophying from disuse and the tissues wasting, so that when it comes out of the splints it will still have to be cured of the degeneration the splints have- Oh, hold on, Miss Mathewson- this sounds like a paper for a surgical journal!- "Red Pepper Burns", Grace S. Richmond.
- "The Inside of the Cup, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.
But when we find the skin closing over it in the amphibian and reptile, then the bone, and then see it gradually atrophying and being buried under the growing brain, we must refer it to some early fish- ancestor.- "The Story of Evolution", Joseph McCabe.