atrophy

What does atrophic mean?

Atrophic is a word pathologists use to describe a process called atrophy. To learn more, read our article about atrophy.

Endometrium – Atrophic endometrium

by Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC, reviewed  on December 7, 2018 Quick facts: Atrophic endometrium is a non-cancerous change that occurs in the tissue lining the inside of the uterus. Atrophic endometrial tissue is smaller than normal endometrial tissue and has lost some of its function. Atrophic endometrium is a common finding in prepubertal and postmenopausal …
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