Usage examples for atrophy

  1. He had begun to fear that his vocal cords would atrophy. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  2. The symptoms may be mistaken for phosphorus- poisoning or acute yellow atrophy of the liver. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  3. He must have undergone a moral deterioration, an atrophy of the generous instincts, and I don't see why it shouldn't have reached his mental make- up. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells