Cure and condition

atrophy
(n)
A-trǝ-fee
Meaning

a wasting away; emaciation

1st Sample Sentence

Many diseases cause atrophy of the body.

Root

a (not)#trephein (fatten) (Greek)

Mnemonics

A + trophy; Even after many years of practice, he didn't win a trophy, so that was just wastage of his energy. One who works hard all the time can win a trophy but one who WASTES time n doesn't work hard cannot (A) win the TROPHY a TRophy is wasted after it is won as it is kept for a long time nt used

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