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Their weakness and pallor and mental atrophy and irregular heartbeats were in his mind akin to the etiolation of plants deprived of sunlight.
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Those skills often remain undeveloped in modern societies because we can compensate for their atrophy through sophisticated technology.
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The atrophy in my legs is terrible from taking so much time off, so it will be a tough recovery.
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But a prolonged use of the visual mechanism tends to hypertrophy—or atrophy, as the eyes of deep-sea fishes show.
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And to one of his class, there are many forces ever present to atrophy such simple, wholesome power of loving.
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We may therefore conclude that its atrophy, like its development, takes place from before backwards.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
In stage L it is still fairly large in the tail, though it has begun to atrophy anteriorly.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
It is less developed than before, but is still present up to the period of the atrophy of the head-kidney.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
In Amphibia the permanent opening of the Mllerian duct is formed as an independent opening after the atrophy of the head-kidney.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Both these membranes usually atrophy before the ovum leaves the follicle.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR

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